Henry Newcome


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1.1782CSORN
Last Known Service1797CSORN
Date of Death1797CSORN
Will Probated29.11.1797, PROB 11/1298/256

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
2.1.1782 Lieutenant ADM 6/23/22ADM 6/23
1.3.1782 Commander ADM 6/23/22ADM 6/23
1.3.178219.5.1782Combustion (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/22
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies
Commission confirmed 29.1.1793
BWAS-1714
12.4.1782 Battle of Providien 
19.5.1782 Captain ADM 6/23/22CSORN
19.5.17827.7.1782Hero (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/22
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies
Commission confirmed 29.1.1783
BWAS-1714
6.7.1782 2nd Battle of Negapatam 
18.10.178612.6.1790Maidstone (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/361BWAS-1714
3.12.17921797Orpheus (32), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 4.12.1792 ADM 6/24/183BWAS-1714
5.5.1794 Orpheus vs Duguay Trouin 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
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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