John Macbride

First Known Service1758/10/27CSORN
FatherRobert McBride (1686/7–1759)ODNB
Mother? BoydODNB
Last Known Service1799/02/14CSORN
Date of Death1800/02/17

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1758/10/27 LieutenantCSORN
17611762Grace (10), as Commanding OfficerODNB
1762/04/07 CommanderCSORN
1762/04/071762/10/14Grampus (10), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1763/041765Cruizer (8), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1765/06/20 CaptainCSORN
1765/06/201766Renown (30), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1765/081767Jason (32), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17671768Appointed Governor of Falkland IslandsEWIKI
1767/081770Seaford (20), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1771/081773Southampton (32), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1773/041774/08Orpheus (32), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17761780Bienfaisant (64), as Commanding OfficerODNB
1776/111781/01Bienfaisant (64), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1778/07/27 1st Battle of Ushant 
1780/01/08 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
1780/01/16 Battle of Cape St. Vincent 
1781/011782/05Artois (40), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1781/08/05 Battle of Dogger Bank 
17831783/04Artois (40), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1783/061784Druid (32), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1787/101792Cumberland (74), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1793/02/01 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1793/02/011793/10Cumberland (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
1793/04 Regulus (44), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
1794/021795Minotaur (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
1794/04/12 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1794/06/01 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1795 Sceptre (64), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
1795/06/01 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1796/121797/04Russell (74), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
1799/02/14 Admiral of the BlueCSORN


CSORN Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
EWIKI WikipediaVariousWeb Site
ODNB Oxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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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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