Samuel Wallis (1728-1795)

Samuel Wallis

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth4.1728 - Fentenwoon, CornwallCSORN
Baptism23.4.1728 - LanteglosCSORN
First Known Service19.10.1745CSORN
FatherJohn Wallis (1680–1768)ODNB
MotherSarah Barrett (d.1731)ODNB
WifeBetty Hearle (d.1804)ODNB
Last Known Service1.1781CSORN
Date of Death21.1.1795ref:898

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
19.10.1748 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/527CSORN
10.1.175310.1.1754Anson (60), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/18/52ADM 6/18
30.6.1756 Commander ADM 6/18/287CSORN
30.6.17568.4.1757Swan (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/287BWAS-1714
8.4.1757 Captain ADM 6/18/383CSORN
8.4.17571758Port Mahon (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/383BWAS-1714
8.17583.1763Prince of Orange (70), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
9.17582.1759Port Mahon (20), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.17666.1768Dolphin (24), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
11.17701772Torbay (90), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.1.177931.12.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM104
6.10.177910.1780Dublin (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
10.17801.1781Queen (90), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714


CSORN Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
ODNB Oxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ref:898 The Mid-eighteenth century navy from the perspective of captain Thomas Burnett and his peersAnne Byrne McLeodThesis
ADM 6/18 ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM104 ADM 104 Officers entitled to Half Pay Document

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