Sir Robert Waller Otway (1st Baronet of Brighton)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth26.4.1770 - Castle Otway, Tipperary, Ireland, Tipperary NBD1849
First Known Service8.8.1793NBD1849
Last Known Service23.11.1841NBD1849
Date of Death12.5.1846 - London CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
8.8.1793 LieutenantCSORN
3.179524.11.1795Thorn (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.179512.1795Inspector (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
24.11.1795 CaptainCSORN
24.11.17955.1796Jacobin (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
4.17961797Mermaid (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
8.8.1796 Action of 1796-08-08 
8.8.1796 Mermaid vs Vengeance 
17971798Ceres (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.6.179810.1800Trent (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
5.18018.1801London (90), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.18031808Montagu (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.18035.1803Culloden (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
180812.1808Malta (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
6.18094.1811Ajax (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
13.12.1810 Landing at Palamos 
5.181310.1814Ajax (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
10.7.18138.9.1813Reduction of San Sebastien 
4.6.1814 Rear-AdmiralNBD1849
3.8.181824.11.1821Appointed Commander-in-Chief — LeithNBD1849
6.18261829Appointed Commander-in-Chief — South AmericaEWIKI
8.6.1826 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
22.7.1830 Vice-AdmiralNBD1849
15.9.1831 Created 1st Baronet of BrightonEWIKI
18371840Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The NoreEWIKI
23.11.1841 AdmiralNBD1849
8.5.1845 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathTKE1


NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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