St Alban Roy

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1731ADM 107/5
First Known Service23.12.1747CSORN
Last Known Service31.10.1783CSORN
Date of Death11.1796 - Hampshire - England ref:851

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
25.9.175322.3.1754Unicorn (24), Purser ADM 107/5/126ADM 107/5
2.5.1759 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
29.5.1759 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/68CSORN
6.4.17638.6.1766Fly (4), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
11.4.1778 Commander ADM 6/21/389CSORN
11.4.177828.10.1780Content (20), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/389ADM 6/21
8.6.178215.6.1782Pluto (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/478ADM 6/22
8.7.1782 Captain ADM 6/22/493ADM 6/22
8.7.17829.7.1782Cato (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/493ADM 6/22
21.10.178228.3.1783Perseus (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/531BWAS-1714
16.8.178331.10.1783Unicorn (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/115ADM 6/23


ADM 107/5ADM 107/5 1757-1762 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:851The Monthly Magazine Digital Book
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive

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Posted by Bob Brooks on Wednesday 12th of February 2014 14:51

St Alban Roy was ordered by Admiralty as acting captain of HMS Cato, 4th/50, on 17 June 1782 (ADM 2/113, p.3) followed by an Admiralty commission dated 08 July 1782 promoting him Captain, Cato (ADM 6/22, p.493); then on 21 Oct 1782 Admiralty posted him Captain, HMS Perseus, 6th/20 (ADM 6/22, p.531), then on 16 Aug 1783 Admiralty posted him Captain, HMS Unicorn, 6th/20 (ADM 6/23, p.115) which he commanded until superceded on 31 Oct 1783 by Charles Stirling (ADM 6/23, p.158).

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