Richard Tyrrell

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1691 - Dublin ref:950
First Known Service29.11.1740CSORN
FatherJames Tyrrellref:950
WifeRussell Tankardref:950
SonRichard Tyrrellref:950
DaughterCatherine Reilyref:950
DaughterAnn Barnesref:950
Last Known Service5.3.1760CSORN
Date of Death26.6.1766 - West Indies ref:845
Cause of DeathFeverEWIKI
Will Probated5.8.1766, PROB 11/921/58

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
29.11.1740 Lieutenant ADM 6/16/3CSORN
16.1.1741/4210.3.1741/42Launceston (44), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/15/4ADM 6/15
5.3.1742/43 Commander ADM 6/16/190CSORN
5.3.1742/4325.12.1743Comet (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/190
Commission confirmed 17.6.1743
26.12.1743 Captain ADM 6/17/143CSORN
26.12.17434.9.1744Launceston (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/143
Issued by Peter Warren (1703-1752), Barbados
Commission confirmed 18.8.1746
4.9.174421.2.1744/45Deal Castle (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/511
Issued by Sir Charles Knowles (1st Baronet Knowles) (1704-1777), Barbados
Commission confirmed 2.2.1749/50
ADM 6/17
7.6.174528.4.1747Lyme (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/512
Issued by The Hon. Fitzroy Henry Lee (d.1751), Barbados
Commission confirmed 27.2.1749/50
28.4.174716.9.1749Centaur (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/511
Issued by The Hon. Fitzroy Henry Lee (d.1751), Barbados
Commission confirmed 30.1.1749/50
4.2.17551.3.1757Ipswich (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/128BWAS-1714
20.5.175729.1.1759Buckingham (68), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/401BWAS-1714
16.1.175919.1.1759Attack on Martinique 
20.1.17591.5.1759Capture of Guadeloupe 
25.6.17595.3.1760Foudroyant (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
21.10.1762 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/19/445CSORN
7.6.176326.6.1766Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Barbados & the Leeward Islands ADM 6/19/507ADM 6/19
6.176526.6.1766Princess Louisa (60), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714


ref:950Geni Family History
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:845Wesminster Abbey Web Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Sylvie on Friday 17th of August 2018 21:23

Correction...Catherine Reilly and Ann Barnes were both sisters of admiral Richard Tyrrell not his daughters and Richard Tyrrell was his nephew not his son!

Posted by Cy on Monday 7th of August 2017 06:57

Thanks, sorted him out a bit.

Posted by Tony Willoughby on Friday 4th of August 2017 16:29

Tyrrell. you have his date of death two years before his last known service - I think that he died in 1766

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