Henry Newcome

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1.1782CSORN
Last Known Service12.6.1790CSORN
Date of Death1797CSORN
Will Probated29.11.1797, PROB 11/1298/256

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1.17821783Combustion (8), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.4.1782 Battle of Providien 
19.5.1782 CaptainCSORN
6.7.1782 2nd Battle of Negapatam 
7.7.178215.11.1783Superb (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
9.17821783Hero (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.9.1782 Battle of Trincomalee 
20.6.1783 2nd Battle of Cuddalore 
8.178612.6.1790Maidstone (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.17921797Orpheus (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
5.5.1794 Orpheus vs Duguay Trouin 


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by Bob Brooks on Wednesday 29th of January 2014 21:43

His three commissions by VAdm Sir Edward Hughes, CinC East Indies, all confirmed by Admiralty on 29 Jan 1783 (ADM 6/23,p.22), were: 4th Lieut., HMS Superb, 3d rate/74 guns, on 02 Jan 1782; Master & Commander, HMS Cumbustion, Fireship, on 01 Mar 1782; and Captain, HMS Hero, 3d rate/74 guns on 19 May 1782.

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