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Captain Henry Osborn

Painted before 1771 by Claude Arnulphy (1697–1786)

Henry Osborne


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth27.8.1694 - Campton, Bedfordshire E-WIKI
First Known Service20.12.1710E-WIKI
FatherSir John Osborn, 2nd Bt. (1659–1720)ODNB
MotherMartha Kelynge (c.1665–1713)ODNB
WifeMary HughesODNB
DaughterCharlotte [Caldwell] (d.1820)PEER
DaughterLouisa [Calder]PEER
SonHenry (1743-1759)PEER
SonLt. Col. William (1752-1814)PEER
Brother
Peter OsbornBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1744
ODNB
Last Known Service11.1765E-WIKI
Date of Death4.2.1771 - London E-WIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
27.8.1694 Baptised at Campton, BedfordshireODNB
19.5.171528.2.1716/17
Lion (60) 1710-1735
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman ADM 107/3/50
ODNB
8.3.1716/17 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/50ODNB
7.7.1717 LieutenantCSORN
7.7.171712.8.1717
Barfleur (90) 1716-1755
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Acting Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/12/101
Confirmed 29.7.1717
ADM 6/12
8.1.1717/1810.1.1717/18
Hampton Court (70) 1709-1741
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant ADM 6/12/109
ADM 6/12
4.4.17186.6.1719
Royal Oak (70) 1713-1737
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant ADM 6/12/129
ADM 6/12
11.8.1718 Battle of Cape Passaro 
6.6.17196.9.1720
Experiment (20) 1717-1724
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Lieutenant ADM 6/12/183
Confirmed 23.11.1719
ODNB
6.9.17206.12.1720
Nassau (70) 1707-1736
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant ADM 6/12/213
ADM 6/12
17.2.1720/21 
Chichester (80) 1706-1749
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant ADM 6/12/4
ADM 6/13
17.2.1720/2128.4.1721
Hector (40) 1721-1742
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/13/4
ADM 6/13
10.5.172214.2.1725/26
Yarmouth (70) 1709-1769
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1740 Renamed "Yarmouth Hulk"
, Second Lieutenant ADM 6/13/36
ADM 6/13
14.2.1725/2626.10.1726
Leopard (50) 1721-1740
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant ADM 6/13/103
ADM 6/13
22.6.172612.10.1727
Bredah (70) 1692-1730
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
ODNB
12.10.1727 CommanderODNB
12.10.17274.1.1727/28
Weazle (8) 1721-1732
British 8 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer
ODNB
4.1.1727/28 CaptainCSORN
4.1.1727/2827.12.1731
Squirrel (20) 1727-1749
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/13/183
BWAS-1714
14.5.17291730Appointed Governor of NewfoundlandE-WIKI
22.2.1733/3410.9.1736
Portland (50) 1723-1744
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/166
BWAS-1603
16.5.173824.9.1740
Salisbury (50) 1726-1749
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/117
BWAS-1714
1740 Married Mary (2 sons and 3 daughters)ODNB
24.9.174010.6.1741
Prince of Orange (70) 1734-1810
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/335
BWAS-1714
11.6.17413.1.1741/42
Chichester (80) 1706-1749
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/39
Confirmed 3.4.1742
ADM 6/16
4.1.1741/4212.2.1744/45
Princess Caroline (80) 1731-1764
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/1
BWAS-1714
10.2.1743/4411.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon 
29.4.17461748Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Thames, Medway and The Nore ADM 6/17/96ADM 6/17
15.7.1747 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
5.2.1747/4812.1748Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Barbados & the Leeward Islands ADM 6/17/319ADM 6/17
5.17481749
Captain (70) 1743-1777
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1777 Renamed "Buffalo"
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/86/91
BWAS-1714
12.5.1748 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
4.2.1755 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1756 
Somerset (68) 1748-1778
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/86/91
BWAS-1714
175630.4.1757Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PortsmouthODNB
24.2.1757 Admiral of the BlueADM 6/18
30.4.17574.1760Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean Sea ADM 6/18/391ODNB
5.17571759
Prince (90) 1750-1775
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/86/91
BWAS-1714
28.2.1758 Commanded the British squadron at the Battle of Cartagena 
13.12.17581.4.1761Elected a Member of Parliament for BedfordshireODNB
18.8.175919.8.1759Battle of Lagos Bay 
21.10.1762 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
4.1.1763 Appointed Vice-Admiral of EnglandCSORN
4.1.176311.1765Appointed Vice-Admiral of Great BritainE-WIKI


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