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Sir Robert Brice (1st Baronet)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1730 - Ireland TRN3
First Known Service28.8.1746TRN3
Change of NameKingsmill on aft.8.1.1766HPO
FatherCharles Brice (1684–1748)HPO
MotherJane RobinsonHPO
WifeElizabeth Corry (1716–1783) - Married 8.2.1763 - Saint James, Westminster HPO
Last Known Service9.11.1805TRN3
Date of Death23.11.1805 - Hampshire TRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
5.7.1754 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/277RNLPC
29.4.1756 LieutenantCSORN
3.7.1761 CommanderCSORN
3.7.176119.10.1761
Swallow (14) 1745-1769
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/326
BWAS-1714
19.10.176119.4.1762
Basilisk (8) 1759-1762
British 8 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Commander and Commanding Officer
W029
7.1.176210.2.1762Operations against Martinique 
24.2.176225.2.1762Capture of Saint Lucia 
19.4.176226.5.1762
Guadaloupe 1760-1762
British Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/454
ADM 6/19
26.5.1762 CaptainCSORN
26.5.17624.11.1762
Crescent (32) 1758-1777
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/453
Issued by
Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados
Confirmed 6.12.1762
BWAS-1714
aft.8.1.1766 Took the name Kingsmill, his wife having succeeded to the Kingsmill estate of Sydmonton.HPO
9.3.17783.12.1778
Vigilant (64) 1774-1816
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/376
BWAS-1714
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
1.7.1779 Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM 104
15.12.17798.9.1780Elected a Member of Parliament for Yarmouth IOWHPO
17.10.178229.3.1783
Elizabeth (74) 1769-1797
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/529
BWAS-1714
30.3.178324.4.1786
Elizabeth (74) 1769-1797
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/42
ADM 6/23
5.4.178419.6.1790Elected a Member of Parliament for TregonyHPO
4.8.179026.3.1791
Duke (98) 1777-1843
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/58
BWAS-1714
1.2.1793 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
31.8.17931800Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Cork ADM 6/24/264ADM 6/24
1794 
Swiftsure (74) 1787-1801
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
6.5.1794 Swiftsure vs Atalante 
4.7.1794 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
17961800
Polyphemus (64) 1782-1827
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1714
12.1797 
Comeet (14) 1795-1809
British 14 Gun
Unrated Brig-Corvette
1798 Renamed "Penguin"
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1793
14.2.1799 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
24.11.1800 Created 1st BaronetE-WIKI
23.4.1804 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
9.11.1805 Admiral of the RedCSORN


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