Samuel Uppleby

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1733CSORN
First Known Service7.2.1746/47CSORN
Illegitimate DaughterElizabeth Jury YatesPROB11
Half-sisterElizabeth HoworthPROB11
SisterJury [Sostin?]PROB11
Last Known Service12.7.1764CSORN
Date of Death11.10.1780 - at SeaBWAS-1714
Cause of DeathShipwreckCSORN
Will Probated2.8.1781, PROB 11/1081/29

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
16.1.1754 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/269RNLPC
9.11.1756 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/321CSORN
2.7.176312.7.1764Valiant (74), Lieutenantref:559
2.6.1772 Commander ADM 6/20/497CSORN
2.6.17728.4.1775Hawk (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/497
Issued by Sir Robert Harland (1st Baronet of Sproughton) (c.1715-1783), East Indies
Commission confirmed 1.6.1773
8.4.1776 Captain ADM 6/21/178CSORN
8.4.177628.7.1779Preston (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/178BWAS-1714
6.12.17768.12.1776Occupation of Rhode Island 
14.12.177815.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia 
28.7.177917.1.1780Vengeance (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/327
Issued by John Byron (1723-1786), North America
Commission confirmed 22.8.1781
ADM 6/22
21.12.177922.12.1779Action of 1779-12-21 
17.1.178011.10.1780Blanche (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/349
Issued by Sir Hyde Parker (5th Baronet of Melford Hall) (1713/14-1783), North America
Commission confirmed 9.10.1781
11.10.1780 Drowned in the Great Hurricane off AntiguaBWAS-1714


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ref:559Australlian RoyaltyMarion PurnellWeb Site
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive

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