James Reid


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1733ADM 107/4
First Known Service23.4.1750CSORN
Last Known Service7.7.1794CSORN
Date of Death1798PROB11
Will Probated17.7.1798, PROB 11/1310/94

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
9.1.1754 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/265RNLPC
16.9.1755 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/330CSORN
25.6.1773 Commander ADM 6/20/500CSORN
25.6.177321.1.1775Zephyr (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/500ADM 6/20
21.1.177524.10.1775Carcass (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/68BWAS-1714
24.10.17755.7.1776Thunder (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/129BWAS-1714
5.7.1776 Captain ADM 6/21/290CSORN
5.7.1776 Sphinx (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/461
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 16.10.1778
ADM 6/21
5.7.17766.7.1776Bristol (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/290
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 6.6.1777
BWAS-1714
6.7.177630.4.1779Rose (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/450
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 7.9.1778
BWAS-1714
1.5.17797.10.1781Galatea (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/356
Issued by Sir George Collier (1738-1795), North America
Commission confirmed 25.10.1781
BWAS-1714
24.7.177912.8.1779Penobscot Expedition 
7.7.1794 Superannuated Rear-Admiral ADM 6/25/58ADM 6/25

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ADM 107/4ADM 107/4 1745-1757 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
ADM 6/25ADM 6/25 Commission and Warrant Book 1794-1796 Apr.  Archive

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