Richard Collins

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service30.12.1720CSORN
Last Known Service13.1.1763CSORN
Date of Death1779CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
16.7.1725 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
11.11.1729 Lieutenant ADM 6/14/48CSORN
11.11.172913.6.1732Sapphire (42), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/14/48
Commission confirmed 19.3.1729/30
ADM 6/14
14.6.17321.3.1732/33Sunderland (60), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/14/111ADM 6/14
2.3.1732/3327.8.1733Suffolk (70), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/14/137ADM 6/14
28.8.173327.7.1738Shark (8), Lieutenant ADM 6/15/151ADM 6/14
28.7.173831.8.1738Saint Albans (50), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/15/134ADM 6/15
27.7.1743 Commander ADM 6/16/200ADM 6/16
27.7.174331.3.1744Grampus (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/200BWAS-1714
17.5.17447.7.1744Grampus (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/309ADM 6/16
7.7.1744 CaptainCSORN
7.7.17441.10.1744Gibraltar (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/355ADM 6/16
22.1.1747/488.2.1747/48Tilbury (58), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/314ADM 6/17
1.12.174814.11.1752Eagle (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/416BWAS-1714
17.10.175515.6.1756Princess Royal (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/202BWAS-1714
28.6.175619.11.1759Terrible (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/286BWAS-1714
8.175710.1757Louisbourg Expedition 
6.6.175827.7.1758The Siege of Louisbourg 
13.1.1762 Superannuated Rear-Admiral ADM 6/19/460ADM 6/19


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
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 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive

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