Lawrence Wright


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1665CSORN
Last Known Service20.5.1693CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1665 LieutenantCSORN
1672 CaptainCSORN
8.2.1672/735.10.1674Nonsuch (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
11.8.1673 Battle of Texel 
3.3.1674/7517.5.1675Phoenix (42), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
3.2.1677/7813.5.1678Antelope (52), CaptainBWAS-1603
15.5.167826.8.1678Charles (96), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
28.5.1678 Unicorn (46), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
3.6.16795.6.1680Reserve (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
19.6.168222.6.1682Mary (8), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
29.7.16827.9.1682John and Alexander (8), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
8.9.168231.3.1683Golden Horse (46), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
29.4.16856.3.1686/87Mary (8), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
6.3.1686/8712.7.1687Foresight (42), Captain and Commanding OfficerW014
18.7.16871689Assistance (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 107/1/263BWAS-1603
1689 Exeter (70), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
21.12.16891690Dunkirk (50), Commodore and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1690 Mary (60), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1603
20.5.1693 Lawrence Wright, Captain, Commander in Chief of the fleet in the West Indies, [name of ship not given]. Royal Navy Court Martial, 20 May 1693. Crime: Mismanagement, disaffection to the service, breach of instructions and other misdemeanours. Verdict: Acquitted. Sentence: He resigned his command on grounds of ill health.ADM 1/5253


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