David Colby

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1794CSORN
Last Known Service11.1809CSORN
Date of Death1834 - Titchfieldref:768

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1794 Latona (38), Second Lieutenantref:924
4.2.1794 LieutenantCSORN
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
10.1797 Receiving a pension of 5s per day as a "captain receiving pensions on account of wounds", noted as a commanderSNL1799
20.4.1798 CommanderCSORN
2.18001802Dido (28), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
29.4.1802 CaptainCSORN
9.18021.1804Ambuscade (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
3.180311.1803Gelikheid (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
10.18032.1804Ruby (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
2.18041805Eagle (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
8.180811.1809Royal Sovereign (100), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:768The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with maritime affairs  Digital Book
ref:924A Narrative of the Proceedings of His Majesty's Fleet under the Command of Earl HoweA C de PoggiBook
SNL1799Steele's Navy List October 1799SteeleBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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