Christopher O'Brien


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service11.9.1704CSORN
Last Known Service14.2.1743/44CSORN
Date of Death11.2.1743/44CSORN
Will Probated18.2.1743/44, PROB 11/731/419

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
11.9.1704 Lieutenant ADM 6/8/96ADM 6/8
11.9.170412.12.1704Kent (70), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/8/96
Commission confirmed 3.10.1704
ADM 6/8
22.3.1709/10 Commander ADM 6/11/186ADM 6/11
22.3.1709/1014.11.1711Leake, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/186
Commission confirmed 14.1.1710/11
ADM 6/11
11.4.1713 Captain ADM 6/11/256CSORN
11.4.17136.2.1714/15Success (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/256BWAS-1603
1714 In the service of RussiaCSORN
7.2.1714/1527.3.1716Drake (14), Captain and Master and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/25BWAS-1603
28.3.171613.3.1717/18Kinsale (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/65BWAS-1603
14.3.1717/1825.12.1720Rippon (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/118BWAS-1603
11.8.1718 Battle of Cape Passaro 
30.6.172118.12.1722Essex (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/13/15BWAS-1714
6.2.1722/2312.2.1727/28Yarmouth (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/13/49BWAS-1603
26.7.172819.2.1728/29Dreadnought (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/211BWAS-1714
20.2.1728/2923.1.1731/32Kent (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/14BWAS-1714
24.1.1731/323.11.1735Rupert (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/99BWAS-1714
22.11.174215.1.1743/44Princess Royal (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/118BWAS-1714
3.1.1742/4328.1.1742/43Appointed Commander-in-Chief — River Medway and The Nore ADM 6/16/132

Renewed 18.1.1743/44

ADM 6/16
16.1.1743/4414.2.1743/44Royal Sovereign (104), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/260ADM 6/16

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/8ADM 6/8 Commission and Warrent Book 1703 6 July-1706 3 July Archive
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive

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