The Hon. George Murray


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth22.8.1741 - Tullibardine, Scotland - Great Britain EWIKI
First Known Service23.8.1756EWIKI
FatherLord George Murray (1694-1760)ref:1220
MotherAmelia (1710-1766)ref:1220
WifeWilhelmina King (1738-1795) - Married 13.5.1784ref:1220
Last Known Service1796EWIKI
Date of Death17.10.1797 - Hunton, Kent - England ref:1220

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1758 Entered the NavyODNB
1.9.1762 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
14.10.1762 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/443CSORN
20.6.1765 Commander ADM 6/20/79CSORN
20.6.176526.5.1768Ferret (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/79BWAS-1714
26.5.1768 Captain ADM 6/20/203CSORN
26.5.17681.9.1769Renown (30), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
26.5.176820.6.1770Kennington (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/203ADM 6/20
1.9.176913.1.1770Adventure (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/270
Issued by Arthur Forrest (c.1716-1770), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 21.2.1770
BWAS-1714
31.3.177515.10.1779Levant (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/82BWAS-1714
16.10.177927.10.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM104
27.10.17794.12.1782Cleopatra (32), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 3.11.1779 ADM 6/22/41BWAS-1714
5.8.1781 Battle of Dogger Bank 
4.12.178220.3.1783Irresistible (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/550ADM 6/22
28.8.179014.12.1790Defence (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/63ADM 6/24
27.10.17921.2.1793Vengeance (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/179ADM 6/24
27.10.17924.2.1793Appointed Commander-in-Chief — River Medway and The Nore ADM 6/24/179ADM 6/24
1.2.179318.3.1793Duke (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/202ADM 6/24
21.3.17941796Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Nova Scotia ADM 6/25/22ref:989
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/30CSORN
12.4.17941.6.1795Resolution (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
4.7.1794 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/25/55CSORN
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/179ref:989

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ref:1220La Renommée 1744David StockmanWeb Site
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM104ADM 104 Officers entitled to Half Pay Document
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
ref:989ADM 6/25 Commission and Warrant Book 1794-1796 Apr.  Archive

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