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Robert Swanton


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service8.9.1724CSORN
WifeEmma (d.1822)ref:800
DaughterFrances (d.1841)ref:800
Last Known Service1764CSORN
Date of Death11.7.1765CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
23.12.1728 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/191RNLPC
17.1.1734/35 LieutenantCSORN
28.3.173512.2.1735/36
Rippon (60) 1735-1751
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms, ADM 6/15/207
ADM 6/14
26.4.173727.2.1737/38
Oxford (50) 1727-1758
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant, ADM 6/15/60
ADM 6/15
28.2.1737/3816.9.1740
Flamborough (20) 1727-1749
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Lieutenant, ADM 6/15/97
ADM 6/15
4.17405.7.1740Attack on St. Augustine 
6.10.1741 CommanderADM 6/16
6.10.17411.5.1743
Scarborough (18) 1739-1744
British 18 Gun
Unrated Hospital Ship
, Commander, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/354
Confirmed 22.8.1744
BWAS-1714
1.5.174317.1.1743/44
Astrea (20) 1739-1743
British 20 Gun
Unrated Armed Storeship
, Commander, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
27.8.1744 CaptainCSORN
27.8.174424.12.1748
Mary Galley (44) 1744-1764
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/356
BWAS-1714
15.6.175630.6.1756
Saint George (90) 1740-1774
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/279
ADM 6/18
30.6.17563.10.1756
Prince (90) 1750-1775
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/288
ADM 6/18
29.11.175621.9.1757
Hampton Court (64) 1744-1774
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/440
Issued by
Lord Edward Hawke (1st Baron Hawke of Towton)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1776
, English Channel
Confirmed 23.9.1757
BWAS-1714
21.9.175713.8.1760
Vanguard (68) 1748-1774
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/439
BWAS-1714
6.6.175827.7.1758The Siege of Louisbourg 
6.17599.1759Seige of Quebec 
13.8.176020.10.1762
Vanguard (68) 1748-1774
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Commodore,
BWAS-1714
7.1.176210.2.1762Operations against Martinique 
21.10.1762 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
21.10.17621764
Vanguard (68) 1748-1774
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue,
BWAS-1714


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