John St Barbe

RolesNaval Sailor, Ship Owner 
Date of Birth8.10.1741 - Southampton CSORN
First Known Service21.1.1761CSORN
FatherAlexander St BarbeEWIKI
MotherEleanor WyattEWIKI
WifeAnn Mambey (d.1791) - Married 1766EWIKI
WifeMargaret Galbraith (d.1802) - Married 6.1792EWIKI
Last Known Service1809CSORN
Date of Death1816CSORN

Ships Owned

17961799Duckenfield Hall  
17971799Eurydice (16)  
5.2.18031809Ceylon (26)  

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
21.1.1761 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/473CSORN
22.8.1808 Superannuated CommanderCSORN

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Posted by Sue Bramall on Monday 15th of May 2017 20:08

Hi Mike
I am interested in a ship called the Wilding, which sailed to the South Seas in 1804, and appears to be owned by Barbe & Co. Investors were Thomas Pitt, Baron Camelford II and Willilam Nicholson - I am interested mainly in Nicholson. Pitt was killed in a duel, and the result was a finacial mess which I would like to unravel. Regards, Sue

Posted by Mike Oliver on Monday 28th of April 2014 14:39

St Barbe was born 1741, died 1816. After RN he was shipowner, hunted seals Australian waters and traded, involved in whaling, trading in W.Indies and West India Docks Co, senior Brother of Trinity House, Lloyds etc. If interested get in touch and I will give details I have.

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