William Henry King O'Hara


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service16.1.1768CSORN
Father?James O’Hara, 2nd Baron Tyrawleyref:676
Last Known Service1.12.1789CSORN
Date of Death12.1789CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16.1.1768 Lieutenant ADM 6/20/210CSORN
31.7.1778 Commander ADM 6/21/509CSORN
31.7.17789.10.1778Volcano (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/509
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 10.2.1779
BWAS-1714
11.8.1778 Howe's encounter with d'Estaing 
14.10.177915.2.1780Salamander (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/36ADM 6/22
15.2.1780 Captain ADM 6/22/89CSORN
15.2.17808.11.1782Thunderer (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/89ADM 6/22
8.11.178212.4.1783Janus (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/538BWAS-1714
13.4.17835.5.1783Janus (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/50ADM 6/23
5.5.17838.1786Andromache (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/63BWAS-1714
19.11.17871.12.1789Ambuscade (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/434BWAS-1714

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive

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