David Greenhill

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service5.3.1688/89CSORN
Last Known Service9.9.1706CSORN
Date of Death1716CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
5.3.1688/89 CaptainCSORN
5.3.1688/89 Cadiz Merchant (12), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1691 Flame (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
169222.5.1693Eaglet (10), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
16941695Mariana (18), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
169624.7.1697Gosport (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
25.7.169730.4.1699Rupert (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/122
Commission confirmed 6.11.1697
16.2.1697/981.1699Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PlymouthADM 6/5
3.4.170130.5.1701York (58), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/83ADM 6/6
31.5.17011.2.1701/2Yarmouth (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/100BWAS-1603
2.2.1701/23.1.1702/3Victory (100), Second Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/4BWAS-1714
4.1.1702/38.1.1702/3Humber (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/70ADM 6/7
20.1.1702/3 Warranted Master Attendant at Woolwich DockyardADM 6/7
26.4.170410.12.1704Royal Anne (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/74ADM 6/8
18.4.17069.9.1706Chichester (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/250ADM 6/8


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/5ADM 6/5 Commission and Warrent Book 1698 28 Jan.-1699 1 June Archive
ADM 6/6ADM 6/6 Commission and Warrent Book 1699 2 June-1702 26 Jan Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/7ADM 6/7 Commission and Warrent Book 1702 28 Jan.-1703 6 July Archive
ADM 6/8ADM 6/8 Commission and Warrent Book 1703 6 July-1706 3 July Archive

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Posted by Roberta Hofmann on Wednesday 30th of November 2016 13:35

David Greenhill was court martialed twice in his career, as per National Archives, Kew.
ADM 1/5254/11, folios 11, 17-18, 21-25. David Greanhill otherwise David Greenhill, Captain HMS Eaglet. Royal Navy Court Martial, 16 November 1693. Crime: Loss of ship. Verdict: guilty. Sentence: Fined 12 months pay and to serve as a volunteer. November 16, 1693. And---ADM 1/5260/166, folios 166-180, 184-186, 189-192. David Greenhill, Captain. HMS Rupert. Royal Navy Court Martial, 6 January 1699. Crime: Several crimes and misdemeanours. Verdict: Acquitted.

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