William Parry

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1699ADM107/3
First Known Service7.8.1728CSORN
Son-in-LawWilliam Locker (1731-1800)ODNB
Last Known Service29.1.1778CSORN
Date of Death29.4.1779TRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
4.9.1734 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/260RNLPC
22.7.1738 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/206CSORN
29.12.1743 Commander ADM 6/16/254ADM 6/16
29.12.17431.10.1744Granado (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/254BWAS-1714
2.10.1744 Captain ADM 6/16/368CSORN
16.11.174413.9.1745Prince George (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/375BWAS-1714
14.9.174521.2.1745/46Royal George (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/544ADM 6/16
21.11.174722.11.1752Intrepid (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/285BWAS-1714
22.2.175520.8.1756Kingston (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/140BWAS-1714
20.5.1756 Battle of Minorca 
1.2.17574.3.1761Kingston (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/350BWAS-1714
8.175710.1757Louisbourg Expedition 
6.6.175827.7.1758The Siege of Louisbourg 
20.11.1759 Battle of Quiberon Bay 
21.6.176226.9.1762Montagu (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/418BWAS-1714
26.9.176223.5.1763Somerset (68), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/488
Issued by Charles Saunders (1713-1775)
Commission confirmed 27.4.1763
ADM 6/19
21.10.1762 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/19/471ADM 6/19
7.6.17661769Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Jamaica ADM 6/20/123HJ-DB
17671769Preston (50), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
18.10.1770 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/20/302CSORN
24.10.1770 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/20/305CSORN
3.17727.1775Chatham (50), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
12.5.1772 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Barbados & the Leeward Islands ADM 6/20/443ADM 6/20
31.3.1775 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/21/83CSORN
7.12.1775 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/21/155ADM 6/21
29.1.1778 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/21/359CSORN


ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
HJ-DBHistoric JamaicaFrank CundallBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive

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