Henry Cosby

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1719ADM107/3
First Known Service29.1.1732/33CSORN
FatherWilliam Cosby (c.1690-1736)ref:670
MotherGrace Montagu (1687-1767)ref:670
BrotherWilliam (c.1713-1762)ref:670
SisterGrace (1716-bef.1720)ref:670
BrotherAlexander (1717-1759)ref:670
SisterElizabeth [Fitzroy/Jeffries] (1719-1788)ref:670
SisterGrace [Freeman/Murray] (1720-1762)ref:670
Last Known Service16.10.1753CSORN
Date of Death16.10.1753 - New Brunswick, New Jersey CSORN
Burial17.10.1753 - Trinity Church, New York CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
6.3.1739/40 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
22.3.1739/40 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/266CSORN
22.3.1739/4029.6.1740Adventure (40), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/15/266ADM 6/15
30.6.174029.9.1740Prince Frederick (70), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/15/304ADM 6/15
30.9.17401.2.1740/41Chester (54), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/15/340ADM 6/15
2.2.1740/4128.5.1741Barfleur (90), Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/15/376ADM 6/15
29.5.174121.2.1743/44Barfleur (90), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/15/424ADM 6/15
11.2.1743/4412.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon 
22.2.1743/445.3.1743/44Barfleur (90), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/16/437ADM 6/16
6.3.1743/4431.7.1744Namur (90), Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/16/437ADM 6/16
1.8.174418.8.1744Namur (90), Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/16/437ADM 6/16
19.8.1744 Namur (90), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/16/437ADM 6/16
20.8.174429.12.1744Namur (90), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/16/437ADM 6/16
29.12.1744 Commander ADM 6/16/413CSORN
29.12.174425.8.1745Mortar (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/413BWAS-1714
26.8.1745 Captain ADM 6/16/534CSORN
26.8.174520.4.1746Amazon (22), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/534ADM 6/16
3.10.174624.2.1747/48Shoreham (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/159BWAS-1714
7.3.1747/4828.6.1748Humber (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/328ADM 6/17
6.4.175116.10.1753Centaur (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/545BWAS-1714


ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:670Geneagraphie Family History
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive

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