Robert Holmes

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service9.8.1662CSORN
Last Known Servicebef.6.1694CSORN
Date of Death12.7.1697CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
4.5.1691 An account signed by Captain Frederick Frowde, Robert Holmes, Lieutenant, John Carwell, Lieutenant, William Ashton, Master, Samuel Houlden, First Mate and Thomas Cowann, Second Mate regarding the abilities of John Hurst, Pilot. The account includes the problems they encountered with this pilot who did not seem to know what he was doing and ran the ship aground.ADM 106
1694bef.6.1694Burford (70), LieutenantADM/A
14.2.1693/94 Talbot (10), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
14.2.1693/9423.8.1695Henry Prize (24), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
15.2.1693/94 Directing that instructions be given to the Master, Wardens and Assistants of Trinity House of Deptford Strond to examine Lieutenant Robert Holms of the BURFORD for his suitability as Master in HM Ships.ADM/A
4.6.1694 You are to give diections to the wardens and assistants of Trinity House, Deptford Strand, to examine Lieutennant Robert Holmes, late Lieutenant of the BURFORD, as to his capacity of being Master of their Majesties' ships.ADM/A
15.10.1694 Pearl (22), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
23.8.1695 Court Martial : Robert Holmes, Captain, HMS Henry Prize.   Crime: Crimes and misdemeanours, speaking dangerous words (God damn the King).   Verdict: Guilty.   Sentence: Suspended from his employment during the pleasure of the Lords of the Admiralty.ADM 1/5255
169612.7.1697Ruby (46), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603

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