John Macbride


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1735 - Scotland CSORN
First Known Service1751CSORN
A.K.A.McBrideEWIKI
FatherRobert McBride (1687–1759)ODNB
Mother? BoydODNB
WifeCharlotte Anne Harrison (d.1771) - Married 1769ref:676
WifeUrsula Folkes - Married 14.7.1774HPO
DaughterCharlotte Anne [Lake)ref:676
SonJohn Davidref:676
Last Known Service14.2.1799CSORN
Date of Death17.2.1800CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17511754Service as a merchant seamanref:1220
6.10.1758 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/60RNLPC
27.10.1758 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/553CSORN
7.4.1762 Commander ADM 6/19/396CSORN
7.4.176214.10.1762Grampus (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/396BWAS-1714
14.10.176218.5.1763Vulture (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/443ADM 6/19
27.5.176320.6.1765Cruizer (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/503BWAS-1714
20.6.1765 Captain ADM 6/20/78CSORN
20.6.176530.7.1765Renown (30), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/78BWAS-1714
30.7.176521.8.1765Cruizer (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/84ADM 6/20
22.8.176513.8.1767Jason (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/87BWAS-1714
17671768Appointed Governor of Falkland IslandsEWIKI
13.8.176715.11.1769Seaford (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/177BWAS-1714
23.3.177125.5.1771Arethusa (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/361ADM 6/20
1.8.177123.4.1773Southampton (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/393BWAS-1714
23.4.17739.8.1774Orpheus (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/490BWAS-1714
6.11.177623.1.1780Bienfaisant (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/228BWAS-1714
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
16.1.1780 Battle of Cape St. Vincent 
6.3.17808.1.1781Bienfaisant (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/96ADM 6/22
8.1.178123.4.1783Artois (40), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/221BWAS-1714
5.8.1781 Battle of Dogger Bank 
10.6.17833.10.1787Druid (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/82BWAS-1714
7.4.178426.6.1790Elected a Member of Parliament for PlymouthHPO
13.10.178714.9.1791Cumberland (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/423BWAS-1714
1.2.1793 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/24/201CSORN
6.2.17936.6.1793Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Downs ADM 6/24/203ADM 6/24
10.2.17934.1793Iphigenia (32), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blueref:676
4.17936.6.1793Quebec (32), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blueref:676
14.7.179310.8.1793Cumberland (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blueref:676
12.17931.1794Flora (36), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blueref:676
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/25/30CSORN
1.6.1794 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/55CSORN
4.7.17941795Minotaur (74), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blueref:676
1795 Sceptre (64), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/179CSORN
12.17964.1797Russell (74), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
14.2.1799 Admiral of the BlueCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
ref:1220La Renommée 1744David StockmanWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Saturday 21st of October 2017 19:41

1793 spring R-Ad Macbride C in C Downs flag in Quebec
1 Dec 1793 R-Ad Macbride flag in Flora36 sailed from Portsmouth carrying an army under the Earl of Moira to support French royalists in Brittany and Normandy

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