Sir Thomas Spry

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1754CSORN
First Known Service1760CSORN
A.K.A.DaveyADM 6/20
FatherThomas Davyref:676
MotherMary Spryref:676
WifeAnna Maria Thomas - Married 9.2.1796ref:676
SonSamuel Thomas M.P.ref:676
GrandfatherSir Richard Spry (1715-1775)ref:676
Last Known Service4.6.1814CSORN
Date of Death27.11.1828TRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1. Appointed Knight Batchelor 
1760 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/184RNLPC
16.5.1769 Lieutenant ADM 6/20/238CSORN
29.7.1772 Commander ADM 6/20/452CSORN
29.7.17725.5.1778Diligence (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/452BWAS-1714
5.5.1778 Captain ADM 6/21/402CSORN
5.5.177815.10.1778Europe (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/402BWAS-1714
15.10.177811.3.1782Pallas (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/508
Issued by John Montagu (1719-1795), Newfoundland
Commission confirmed 9.2.1779
13.5.1779 Action in Cancale Bay 
11.3.17828.1783Ulysses (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/182
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1st Baronet of Bassingbourn) (1715-1811), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 24.12.1783
1790 Fairy (14), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.6.1795 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/180CSORN
14.2.1799 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.1.1801 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
23.4.1804 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
9.11.1805 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
25.10.1809 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
4.6.1814 Admiral of the RedCSORN

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Cy on Monday 29th of August 2016 17:59

It's not correct, but the first service date is going to be at least 6 years before he was commissioned lieutenant, so 1763 at the latest.

Posted by Winston Williams on Monday 29th of August 2016 09:23

First Known Service date is shown as "1739/05/16".
I think there is a typo and the year 1739 should read 1769.

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