James Sayer

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1721TRN3
First Known Service14.6.1736TRN3
Last Known Service1777TRN3
Date of Death15.10.1777CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
15.7.1742 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/478RNLPC
19.12.1743 Lieutenant ADM 6/16/251CSORN
22.3.1745/46 Captain ADM 6/17/471CSORN
22.3.1745/4628.7.1749Richmond (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/471
Issued by Isaac Townsend (1684-1765), North America
Commission confirmed 23.4.1749
8.5.175616.1.1761Nassau (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/263BWAS-1714
8.175710.1757Louisbourg Expedition 
9.3.175824.5.1758Capture of Fort Louis 
29.12.1758 Capture of Goree 
22.2.176213.1.1763Lancaster (66), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/388BWAS-1714
4.176212.3.1763Nassau (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
18.10.1770 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/20/302ADM 6/20
31.3.1775 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/21/83CSORN
7.12.1775 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/21/155ADM 6/21
2.4.1776 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/21/175ADM 6/21

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Simon Fairthorne on Sunday 4th of August 2013 14:37

The memorials at Deptford and at Sandford both give his date of death as 29 October 1776, age 56

Make a comment about this page

Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Thursday 16th of July 2020 15:55Ron Thompson William Robert Broughton (1762-1821)
Tuesday 14th of July 2020 14:44CyBritish Sixth Rate ship 'Sphinx' (1748) (24)
Tuesday 14th of July 2020 12:48Cory TaylorBritish Sixth Rate ship 'Sphinx' (1748) (24)
Sunday 12th of July 2020 09:24PIERRE VILLIEFrench Sixth Rate flûte 'La Nourrice' (1792) (24)
Tuesday 7th of July 2020 01:38Scott William HawleyJohn Mowbray