William Albany Otway


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

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
25.8.1773 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/55CSORN
29.3.1781 Commander ADM 6/22/348CSORN
29.3.17812.11.1781Vesuvius (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/348
Issued by Marriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794), North America
Commission confirmed 5.10.1781
BWAS-1714
2.9.17829.12.1782Barracouta (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/511ADM 6/22
9.12.178228.4.1783Kingfisher (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/551BWAS-1714
1.5.178320.10.1786Kingfisher (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/60ADM 6/23
7.3.17871.12.1787Scorpion (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/387BWAS-1714
1.12.1787 Captain ADM 6/23/439CSORN
1.12.178730.1.1789Leda (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/439ADM 6/23
30.1.178919.3.1789Pegasus (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/505ADM 6/23
19.3.178927.7.1792Centurion (50), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 22.3.1789 ADM 6/23/515BWAS-1714
25.12.17924.11.1793Boyne (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/187BWAS-1714
25.11.17934.12.1793Belliqueux (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/285BWAS-1714
4.12.17938.9.1794Powerful (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/288BWAS-1714
8.9.179411.1794Flora (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/83BWAS-1714
7.18062.10.1807Glory (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
2.10.1807 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
2.10.180728.4.1808Glory (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
28.4.18081809Glory (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
31.7.1810 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
10.18101813Adamant (50), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
1.8.1811 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.6.1814 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive

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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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