Charles Proby


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service25.2.1744/45CSORN
WifeSarah (d.1783) - Married 1758ref:797
Last Known Service1769CSORN
Date of Death31.3.1799PROB11
Will Probated13.4.1799, PROB 11/1323/83

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
25.2.1744/45 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/240ADM 6/19
3.5.17452.8.1745Russell (80), First Lieutenant ADM 6/17/240
Issued by Henry Medley (d.1747), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 26.6.1747
ADM 6/19
2.8.174516.10.1745Marlborough (90), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/17/240
Issued by Henry Medley (d.1747), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 26.6.1747
ADM 6/19
16.10.1745 Commander ADM 6/17/417ADM 6/17
16.10.174518.12.1746Terrible (6), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/417
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 2.12.1748
BWAS-1714
17.9.1746 Captain ADM 6/17/226CSORN
17.9.174620.11.1746Royal Oak (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/226
Issued by Henry Medley (d.1747), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 20.5.1747
ADM 6/17
20.11.17469.11.1748Lowestoffe (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/407
Issued by Henry Medley (d.1747), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 15.11.1748
BWAS-1714
17.1.1748/4923.1.1753Lyme (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/431BWAS-1714
2.10.175422.7.1756Siren (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/111BWAS-1714
22.5.175514.6.1755British attack on Fort Beauséjour 
24.8.175611.11.1756Namur (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/303ADM 6/18
15.11.175628.12.1759Medway (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/324BWAS-1714
30.5.1757 Action of 30 May 1757 
24.3.17603.1763Thunderer (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/149BWAS-1714
17.7.1761 Commander-in-Chief at the Action of 17th July 1761 
17.7.1761 Action of 17th July 1761 
6.5.176327.12.1763Yarmouth (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/493BWAS-1714
17.12.1763 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — River Medway and The Nore ADM 6/19/556ADM 6/19
17.12.176312.10.1766Yarmouth (64), Commodore and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/556ADM 6/19
3.17691772Pembroke (60), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1714
8.6.1769 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean Sea ADM 6/20/241ADM 6/20
177131.3.1799Appointed Resident Commissioner at Chatham DockyardEWIKI
1.1.177931.12.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM104

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:797Kentish History Forum Web Site
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ADM104ADM 104 Officers entitled to Half Pay Document

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Posted by David LeBlanc on Thursday 3rd of May 2012 17:44

Investigating Captain Charles Proby during the Acadian Deportation from Acadia, during which time he commanded HMS Siren.

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