John Macbride

RolesNaval Sailor 
Place of BirthAntrim CSORN
First Known Service27.10.1758CSORN
FatherRobert McBride (1687–1759)ODNB
Mother? BoydODNB
WifeUrsula Folkes - Married 14.7.1774HPO
Last Known Service14.2.1799CSORN
Date of Death17.2.1800CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
27.10.1758 LieutenantCSORN
17611762Grace (10), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerODNB
7.4.1762 CommanderCSORN
7.4.176214.10.1762Grampus (10), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.17631765Cruizer (8), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
20.6.1765 CaptainCSORN
20.6.17651766Renown (30), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.17651767Jason (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17671768Appointed Governor of Falkland IslandsEWIKI
8.17671770Seaford (20), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.17711773Southampton (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.17738.1774Orpheus (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17761780Bienfaisant (64), Commander and Commanding OfficerODNB
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


CSORN Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
EWIKI WikipediaVariousWeb Site
ODNB Oxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
HPO History of Parliament online Web 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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