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Thomas Macnamara Russell


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1743 - Clare ref:849
First Known Service1760ref:849
FatherM. Russellref:849
MotherMiss ? MacnamaraHCA26
Last Known Service12.8.1812TRN3
Date of Death21.7.1824 - Canford Magna, Dorset ref:849

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1760 Entered the navy aged 18 after merchant serviceref:849
176016.1.1761
Union (90) 1756-1816
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1802 Renamed "Sussex"
, Midshipman
ref:849
17.1.1761 
Union (90) 1756-1816
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1802 Renamed "Sussex"
, Master's Mate
ref:849
29.3.176111.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 
2.12.1772 Passed the Lieutenant's Examinationref:849
2.6.1776 LieutenantCSORN
15.5.1780 CommanderADM 6/22
15.5.17807.5.1781
Beaumont (16) 1780-1783
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/459
Issued by
Marriot ArbuthnotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1793
, North America
Confirmed 26.4.1782
BWAS-1714
7.5.1781 CaptainCSORN
7.5.178113.6.1783
Hussar (20) 1781-1783
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/459
Issued by
Marriot ArbuthnotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1793
, North America
Confirmed 26.4.1782
BWAS-1714
4.12.17899.6.1792
Diana (32) 1757-1793
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/11
BWAS-1714
8.17951796
Saint Albans (64) 1764-1814
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
2.179612.9.1799
Vengeance (74) 1774-1816
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
16.2.179717.2.1797Capture of Trinidad 
4.18001.1.1801
Princess Royal (98) 1773-1807
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
90.10.1800 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.1.1801 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
11.18031807
Repulse (74) 1803-1820
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1793
1804 
Monmouth (64) 1796-1834
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1793
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
18051807
Majestic (74) 1785-1816
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1714
22.7.1805 3rd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
18071810Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North Searef:676
19.2.180720.2.1807Forcing the Dardanelles 
1.3.18073.3.1807Passage of the Dardanelles 
28.4.1808 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
31.7.1810 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
12.8.1812 Admiral of the BlueCSORN


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