Sir Thomas Byard

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1762CSORN
Last Known Service1799CSORN
Date of Death30.10.1798

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
3.7.1753 Launched Lion , Transport at Buckler's Hard - Hampshire  
1.4.1760 Launched Hayling (4) , Storeship at Buckler's Hard - Hampshire  
1762 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/6/5RNLPC
25.6.1773 Lieutenant ADM 6/20/501CSORN
15.11.1782 CommanderCSORN
15.11.178216.1.1783Spitfire (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/540BWAS-1714
17.1.1783 Captain ADM 6/23/11CSORN
17.1.178315.1.1786Victory (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/11ADM 6/23
5.10.178725.2.1788Hero (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/424ADM 6/23
25.2.178810.9.1791Impregnable (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/449BWAS-1714
60.80.1789 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE2
1.12.17928.2.1793Saint George (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/182BWAS-1714
8.2.17934.1794Windsor Castle (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/206BWAS-1714
8.17947.12.1794Alcide (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.17961799Bedford (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
11.10.1797 Battle of Camperdown 
25.5.179830.10.1798Foudroyant (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.10.1798 Battle of Tory Island 
18.4.1840 Launched Bittern (12) , Sloop at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth  


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
TKE2The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IIWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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