James Galbraith


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1717ADM107/3
First Known Service25.1.1732/33CSORN
WifeElizabethPROB11
SonFrancis Jamesref:1268
SisterMargaretPROB11
BrotherWilliamPROB11
Last Known Service1780CSORN
Date of Death1782CSORN
Will Probated4.7.1782, PROB 11/1093/73

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17.4.1740 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
22.12.1740 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/364CSORN
1.7.174428.10.1744Severn (50), First Lieutenant ADM 6/17/226
Issued by Sir Charles Knowles (1st Baronet Knowles) (1704-1777), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 12.5.1747
ADM 6/17
28.10.174413.3.1744/45Superb (60), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/226
Issued by Sir Charles Knowles (1st Baronet Knowles) (1704-1777), West Indies
Commission confirmed 12.5.1747
ADM 6/17
13.3.1744/45 Commander ADM 6/17/17CSORN
13.3.1744/4514.5.1745Comet (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/17
Commission confirmed 5.11.1745
ADM 6/17
23.9.17479.5.1750Jamaica (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/269BWAS-1793
6.2.1756 Captain ADM 6/18/232CSORN
6.2.175624.9.1756Unicorn (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/232BWAS-1714
24.9.17561.8.1757Union (90), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 21.10.1756 ADM 6/18/311BWAS-1714
1.8.175718.10.1758Neptune (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/424BWAS-1714
5.9.17576.10.1757Raid on Rochefort 
18.10.175816.6.1760Alarm (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/548BWAS-1714
16.6.17602.12.1762Centurion (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/174B051
6.6.176213.8.1762Operations against Havana 
1.1.177924.5.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM104
24.5.1779 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralADM104

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
ref:1268England & Wales, Christening Index, 1530-1980 Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume VIJohn CharnockDigital Book
ADM104ADM 104 Officers entitled to Half Pay Document

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