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David Greenhill


NationalityBritish 
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) 1688-1692
British 12 Gun
Unrated Fireship
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
1691 
Flame (28) 1691-1697
British 28 Gun
5th Rate Fireship
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
bef.3.12.169122.5.1693
Eaglet (10) 1691-1693
British 10 Gun
Unrated Ketch
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
16.11.1693 Court Martial : David Greanhill otherwise David Greenhill, Captain, HMS Eaglet. Crime: Loss of ship. Verdict: Guilty. Sentence: Fined 12 months pay and to serve as a volunteer.ADM 1/5254
169411.5.1696
Mariana (18) 1693-1698
British 18 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 107/4/25
BWAS-1603
169624.7.1697
Gosport (32) 1696-1706
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
25.7.169730.4.1699
Rupert (64) 1666-1702
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/122
Confirmed 6.11.1697
BWAS-1603
16.2.1697/981.1699Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PlymouthADM 6/5
3.4.170130.5.1701
York (58) 1653-1703
British 58 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1660 Renamed "York"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/83
ADM 6/6
31.5.17011.2.1701/2
Yarmouth (70) 1695-1707
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/100
BWAS-1603
2.2.1701/23.1.1702/3
Victory (100) 1695-1721
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1714 Renamed "Royal George"
1715 Renamed "Victory"
, Second Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/4
BWAS-1714
4.1.1702/38.1.1702/3
Humber (80) 1693-1708
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/70
ADM 6/7
20.1.1702/3 Warranted Master Attendant at Woolwich DockyardADM 6/7
26.4.170410.12.1704
Royal Anne (100) 1704-1727
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/74
ADM 6/8
18.4.17069.9.1706
Chichester (80) 1706-1749
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/250
ADM 6/8


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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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