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The Hon. George Murray


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth22.8.1741 - Tullibardine, Scotland E-WIKI
First Known Service23.8.1756E-WIKI
FatherLord George Murray (1694-1760)ref:1220
MotherAmelia (1710-1766)ref:1220
WifeWilhelmina King (1738-1795) - Married 13.5.1784ref:1220
Last Known Service1796E-WIKI
Date of Death17.10.1797 - Hunton, Kent ref:1220

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1758 Entered the NavyODNB
1.9.1762 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/6/22RNLPC
14.10.1762 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/443CSORN
20.6.1765 Commander ADM 6/20/79CSORN
20.6.176526.5.1768
Ferret (14) 1760-1776
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/79
BWAS-1714
26.5.1768 Captain ADM 6/20/203CSORN
26.5.17681.9.1769
Renown (30) 1747-1771
British 30 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
1748 Renamed "Renown"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
26.5.176820.6.1770
Kennington (20) 1756-1774
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/203
ADM 6/20
1.9.176913.1.1770
Adventure (32) 1758-1770
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/270
Issued by
Arthur ForrestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1770
, Jamaica
Confirmed 21.2.1770
BWAS-1714
31.3.177515.10.1779
Levant (28) 1758-1780
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/82
BWAS-1714
16.10.177927.10.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM 104
27.10.17794.12.1782
Cleopatra (32) 1779-1814
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 3.11.1779 ADM 6/22/41
BWAS-1714
5.8.1781 Battle of Dogger Bank 
4.12.178220.3.1783
Irresistible (74) 1782-1806
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/550
ADM 6/22
28.8.179014.12.1790
Defence (74) 1762-1811
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/63
ADM 6/24
27.10.17921.2.1793
Vengeance (74) 1774-1816
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/179
ADM 6/24
27.10.17924.2.1793Appointed Commander-in-Chief — River Medway and The Nore ADM 6/24/179ADM 6/24
1.2.179318.3.1793
Duke (98) 1777-1843
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/202
ADM 6/24
21.3.17941796Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Nova Scotia ADM 6/25/22ADM 6/25
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/30CSORN
12.4.17941.6.1795
Resolution (74) 1770-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
4.7.1794 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/25/55CSORN
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/179ADM 6/25


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