Robert Watson

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service24.10.1778CSORN
Last Known Service4.6.1814CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
24.11.1778 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/477CSORN
5.17831787Mutine (14), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.12.1787 Commander ADM 6/23/440CSORN
1.12.17871788Porcupine (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/440ADM 6/23
10.5.179025.10.1790Spitfire (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/27BWAS-1714
25.10.1790 Captain ADM 6/24/82CSORN
25.10.179022.12.1790Illustrious (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/82ADM 6/24
7.17959.1797Isis (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
22.8.1795 Action of 1795-08-22 
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
31.7.1810 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1.8.1811 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
4.12.1813 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.6.1814 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive

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