James Burney


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1772CSORN
WifeSally PayneTIMES
Last Known Service25.8.1815CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1772 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/6/258, ADM 6/87/314RNLPC
17.4.1773 Lieutenant ADM 6/20/488ADM 6/20
2.10.1780 Commander ADM 6/22/178CSORN
2.10.178031.5.1781Discovery (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/178ADM 6/22
31.5.178118.6.1782Defiance (20), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/294ADM 6/22
18.6.1782 Captain ADM 6/22/482CSORN
18.6.17821784Bristol (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/482BWAS-1714
20.6.1783 2nd Battle of Cuddalore 
6.9.1785 Married Sally at Chaffington, SurreyTIMES
23.4.1804 Superannuated CaptainCSORN
17.11.181417.8.1815Aigle (36), LieutenantNBD1849


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Posted by C. Heathcote on Tuesday 18th of August 2020 02:27

HMS Adventure 1772-74
This was the second vessel in James Cook's Second Pacific expedition.
Mentioned in all literature on that historic expedition.

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