James Robertson


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1730CSORN
First Known Service1749CSORN
Last Known Service25.10.1809CSORN
Date of Deathc.1815PROB11
Will Probated19.1.1815, PROB 11/1564/280

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17491753Service as a merchant seamanADM 107/5
28.2.175616.9.1757Medway (60), Master ADM 107/5/136ADM 107/5
30.5.1757 Action of 30 May 1757 
5.9.17576.10.1757Raid on Rochefort 
1.8.1759 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/136RNLPC
3.8.1759 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/185CSORN
19.4.17635.3.1766Lord Howe (6), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
26.5.1768 Commander ADM 6/20/204CSORN
26.5.176818.7.1770Spy (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/204ADM 6/20
10.8.17718.1773Dispatch (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/394BWAS-1714
9.3.177618.7.1777Hound (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/168BWAS-1714
25.10.1809 CaptainCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
ADM 107/5ADM 107/5 1757-1762 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive

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