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Rupert Billingsley


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service7.5.1696CSORN
Last Known Service3.4.1716CSORN
Date of Death15.12.1720

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
7.5.1696 LieutenantADM 6/4
7.5.16965.12.1697
Britannia (100) 1682-1715
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/4/40
Issued by
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705

Confirmed 23.10.1696
ADM 6/4
26.3.169823.5.1699
Rochester (50) 1693-1714
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant ADM 6/5/13
ADM 6/5
12.1.1698/99 CaptainCSORN
12.1.1698/9929.2.1699/1700
Queenborough (24) 1694-1719
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/49
Confirmed 20.11.1700
BWAS-1714
21.10.170112.1.1702/3
Lizard (24) 1697-1714
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Master and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/118
BWAS-1603
13.1.1702/330.6.1703
Lowestoffe (32) 1697-1722
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/76
BWAS-1603
16.12.170324.4.1705
Lichfield (54) 1695-1720
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/34
BWAS-1714
25.4.17052.2.1710/11
Firm (70) 1702-1713
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/171
BWAS-1603
12.3.1710/1116.7.1711
Vanguard (90) 1710-1733
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1728 Renamed "Duke"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/119
BWAS-1714
26.7.171527.9.1715
Orford (70) 1713-1745
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/47
ADM 6/12
28.9.17157.11.1715
Victory (100) 1695-1721
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1714 Renamed "Royal George"
1715 Renamed "Victory"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/56
ADM 6/12
8.11.17153.4.1716
Orford (70) 1713-1745
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/56
ADM 6/12


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Posted by John E. Binsley on Tuesday 1st of September 2020 03:04

Rupert BILLINGSLEY was one of Prince Rupert's Captains whose
8 portraits were painted by Dahl 1708 = 10. Some hang in Greenwich Museum but Rupert's was sold at Christis in 1980s.
Photo available.

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