Robert Fairfax


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth2.1666 - Newton KymeLRFS
First Known Service1.1688LRFS
Last Known Service29.7.1707LRFS
Date of Death7.10.1725CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
23.2.1665/66 Baptised in Steeton ChapelLRFS
11.1681 Joined the merchantman Mary for a voyage to the MediterraneanLRFS
9.1682 Second voyage to the Mediterranean which lasted for three yearsLRFS
12.1685 Returned homeLRFS
1.1688 Entered the NavyLRFS
1.16881689Mary (60), VolunteerLRFS
1689 LieutenantLRFS
16899.1690Bonaventure (52), LieutenantLRFS
1.5.1689 Battle of Bantry Bay 
30.6.1690 Battle of Beachy Head 
15.9.1690 CaptainCSORN
15.9.16901694Conception Prize (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1694 Ruby (46), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
169513.9.1696Newark (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
12.9.1696 CaptainADM 6/4
14.9.16967.12.1698Cornwall (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/25ADM 6/4
8.5.169921.9.1700Severn (54), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
3.4.170125.12.1701Cambridge (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/83ADM 6/6
26.12.170112.1.1701/2Expedition (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/126ADM 6/6
14.1.1701/23.1.1702/3Restoration (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/130BWAS-1603
4.1.1702/318.3.1702/3Somerset (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/70ADM 6/7
19.3.1702/32.1.1703/4Kent (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/106BWAS-1714
12.2.1703/422.3.1703/4Berwick (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/47BWAS-1603
23.3.1703/426.3.1704Burford (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/64ADM 6/8
17055.3.1705/6Torbay (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.3.1705/619.11.1706Barfleur (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/237BWAS-1603
10.12.170629.7.1707Albemarle (96), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/9/31BWAS-1714


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