James Samber

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1736ADM 107/5
First Known Service1753CSORN
Last Known Service10.12.1787CSORN
Date of Death1816PROB11
Will Probated10.6.1816, PROB 11/1581/121

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
17531756Service in the H.E.I.CADM 107/5
2.4.1760 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/222RNLPC
9.4.1760 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/156CSORN
1.2.1780 Commander ADM 6/22/84CSORN
1.2.178026.3.1782Satisfaction (20), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/84ADM 6/22
26.3.1782 Captain ADM 6/22/435CSORN
26.3.178218.6.1782Bristol (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/435ADM 6/22
15.7.178330.7.1783Formidable (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/143
Issued by Hugh Pigot (1722-1792), North America
Commission confirmed 25.9.1783
1.10.178710.12.1787Royal Sovereign (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/421ADM 6/22


ADM 107/5ADM 107/5 1757-1762 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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