Thomas Fitzherbert

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1727CSORN
First Known Service1752CSORN
WifeMargaret Langford (d.1793)ref:676
Son-in-LawGeorge Burgoyne Saltref:676
DaughterAnna Alicia [Salt]ref:1220
Last Known Service4.7.1794CSORN
Date of Death13.9.1794 - Stoke Damarell, Plymouth TRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1752 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
20.2.1755 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/139ADM 6/18
14.3.1760 Commander ADM 6/19/146CSORN
14.3.176011.2.1761Speedwell (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/146BWAS-1714
11.2.176110.7.1761Senegal (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/277BWAS-1714
10.7.1761 Captain ADM 6/19/328CSORN
10.7.17616.1763Wager (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/328BWAS-1714
2.4.17661.9.1769Adventure (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/114BWAS-1714
1.9.176910.1.1771Renown (30), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/290
Issued by Arthur Forrest (c.1716-1770)
Commission confirmed 6.9.1770
ADM 6/20
21.4.17739.11.1773Conquestador (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/489ADM 6/20
9.11.177324.2.1776Dublin (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/527BWAS-1714
25.2.17764.12.1779Raisonnable (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/161BWAS-1714
22.9.1779 Arrived from abroad and placed on half-pay half-pay.ADM104
4.12.17791780Royal Oak (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/68
Issued by John Byron (1723-1786), North America
Commission confirmed 22.12.1779
5.17801781Belliqueux (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
29.4.178130.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal 
5.9.1781 Battle of the Chesapeake 
1.17834.1783Alexander (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.17831785Powerful (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
21.9.1790 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.2.1793 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
12.4.1794 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.7.1794 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
ref:1220La Renommée 1744David StockmanWeb Site
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM104ADM 104 Officers entitled to Half Pay Document

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