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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
1.16881689
Mary (60) 1688-1703
British 60 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Volunteer
LRFS
1689 LieutenantLRFS
16899.1690
Bonaventure (52) 1683-1699
British 52 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
LRFS
1.5.1689 Battle of Bantry Bay 
30.6.1690 Battle of Beachy Head 
15.9.1690 CaptainCSORN
15.9.16901694
Conception Prize (32) 1690-1694
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
1694 
Ruby (46) 1652-1708
British 46 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
169513.9.1696
Newark (80) 1695-1713
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
B051
12.9.1696 CaptainADM 6/4
14.9.16967.12.1698
Cornwall (80) 1692-1704
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/25
ADM 6/4
8.5.169921.9.1700
Severn (54) 1695-1734
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
3.4.17017.7.1701
Cambridge (80) 1695-1713
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/83
ADM 6/6
26.12.170112.1.1701/2
Expedition (70) 1699-1709
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/126
ADM 6/6
14.1.1701/23.1.1702/3
Restoration (70) 1702-1703
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/130
BWAS-1603
4.1.1702/318.3.1702/3
Somerset (80) 1698-1740
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/70
ADM 6/7
19.3.1702/32.1.1703/4
Kent (70) 1699-1722
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/106
BWAS-1714
12.2.1703/422.3.1703/4
Berwick (70) 1700-1742
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/47
BWAS-1603
23.3.1703/426.3.1704
Burford (70) 1699-1719
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/64
ADM 6/8
22.12.17056.3.1705/6
Torbay (80) 1693-1716
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
6.3.1705/619.11.1706
Barfleur (90) 1697-1713
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/237
BWAS-1603
6.1706 Commission to command the BARFLEUR, signed by George, Prince of Denmark, March 1706.NMM-FFX
10.12.170629.7.1707
Albemarle (96) 1704-1722
British 96 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1709 Renamed "Union"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/9/31
BWAS-1714


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