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William Albany Otway


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service25.8.1773CSORN
Last Known Service4.6.1814CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
25.8.1773 LieutenantCSORN
29.3.1781 CommanderCSORN
29.3.17812.11.1781
Vesuvius (8) 1776-1812
British 8 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/348
Issued by
Marriot ArbuthnotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1793
, North America
Confirmed 5.10.1781
BWAS-1714
2.9.17829.12.1782
Barracouta (14) 1782-1792
British 14 Gun
Unrated Cutter
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/511
ADM 6/22
9.12.178228.4.1783
Kingfisher (18) 1782-1798
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/551
BWAS-1714
1.5.178320.10.1786
Kingfisher (18) 1782-1798
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/60
ADM 6/23
7.3.17871.12.1787
Scorpion (16) 1785-1802
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/387
BWAS-1714
1.12.1787 CaptainCSORN
1.12.178730.1.1789
Leda (36) 1783-1796
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/439
ADM 6/23
30.1.178919.3.1789
Pegasus (28) 1779-1816
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/505
ADM 6/23
19.3.178927.7.1792
Centurion (50) 1774-1824
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 22.3.1789 ADM 6/23/515
BWAS-1714
25.12.17924.11.1793
Boyne (98) 1790-1795
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/187
BWAS-1714
25.11.17934.12.1793
Belliqueux (64) 1780-1816
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/285
BWAS-1714
4.12.179322.8.1794
Powerful (74) 1783-1812
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/288
BWAS-1714
8.9.179411.1794
Flora (36) 1780-1808
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/83
BWAS-1714
7.18062.10.1807
Glory (98) 1788-1825
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
2.10.1807 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
2.10.180728.4.1808
Glory (98) 1788-1825
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
28.4.18081809
Glory (98) 1788-1825
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
31.7.1810 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
10.1810bef.17.9.1813
Adamant (50) 1780-1814
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1714
1.8.1811 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.6.1814 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN


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Posted by Bob Brooks on Wednesday 8th of May 2013 16:15

William Albany Otway (1755-1815) was commissioned Lieutenant, HMS Dolphin, 6th/24, in the East Indies by RAdm Sir Robert Harland. The commission was confirmed by Admiralty on 24 Oct 1774 (ADM 6/21, p.55). His Lieutenant's Log covering 25 Aug 1773 to 19 July 1774 is at the NMM (ADM/L/D/140A/2, "unfit for production")

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