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William Urry


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service5.9.1695CSORN
A.K.A.UrreyADM 6/6
Last Known Service1703CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
5.9.1695 CaptainCSORN
5.9.169512.2.1695/96
Swallow Prize (18) 1692-1696
British 18 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/75
BWAS-1603
20.6.1696 Court Martial : William Urrey, Captain, HMS Swallow. Crime: Loss of ship. Verdict: Acquitted.ADM 1/5256
23.10.169618.1.1696/97
Seaford (28) 1695-1697
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/41
ADM 6/4
25.3.169710.10.1697
Roebuck (24) 1690-1701
British 24 Gun
5th Rate Fireship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/85
BWAS-1603
6.3.1700/115.3.1700/1
Terrible (26) 1694-1710
British 26 Gun
5th Rate Fireship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/69
ADM 6/6
16.3.1700/124.4.1701
Experiment (32) 1689-1717
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/75
ADM 6/6
25.4.170113.10.1702
Sheerness (32) 1691-1717
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/25
BWAS-1603
1703 Dismissed from the NavyCSORN


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Posted by Robert Boon on Thursday 2nd of March 2017 22:23

Saturday, 26 Decemb. [1702] - Admiral Hobson has prevailed with the queen to pardon capt. Urry, late commander of the Sheernesse frigat, who was condemned to be shot for cowardice.

A brief historical relation of state affairs: from September 1678 to April 1714 By Narcissus Luttrell

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