Samuel Uppleby


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1754CSORN
Last Known Service11.10.1780CSORN
Date of Death11.10.1780 - at SeaBWAS-1714
Cause of DeathShipwreckCSORN
Will Probated2.8.1781, PROB 11/1081/29

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1754 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
9.11.1756 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/321CSORN
2.7.17637.1764Valiant (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) (d.1783), East Indies
Commission confirmed 1.6.1773
BWAS-1714
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 
17.1.178011.10.1780Blanche (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
11.10.1780 Drowned in the Great Hurricane off AntiguaBWAS-1714

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ref:559Australlian RoyaltyMarion PurnellWeb Site

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