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
WifeUrsula Folkes - Married 14.7.1774HPO
DaughterCharlotte [Lake)ref:1220
SonJohn Davidref:1220
Last Known Service14.2.1799CSORN
Date of Death17.2.1800CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17511754Service as a merchant seamanref:1220
1758 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
27.10.1758 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/553CSORN
7.4.1762 Commander ADM 6/19/396CSORN
7.4.176214.10.1762Grampus (10), 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
23.4.17738.1774Orpheus (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/490BWAS-1714
11.17761.1781Bienfaisant (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
16.1.1780 Battle of Cape St. Vincent 
1.17815.1782Artois (40), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
5.8.1781 Battle of Dogger Bank 
17834.1783Artois (40), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.17831784Druid (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
7.4.178426.6.1790Elected a Member of Parliament for PlymouthHPO
10.17871792Cumberland (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.2.1793 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.2.179310.1793Cumberland (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
4.1793 Regulus (44), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
2.17941795Minotaur (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1.6.1794 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1795 Sceptre (64), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
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 SmithWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb 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
BWAS-1793British 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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