George Murray


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth22.8.1741 - Tullibardine, Scotland EWIKI
First Known Service1758EWIKI
FatherLord George Murray (1694-1760)ref:1220
MotherAmelia (1710-1766)ref:1220
WifeWilhelmina King (1738-1795) - Married 13.5.1784ref:1220
Last Known Service28.12.1795EWIKI
Date of Death17.10.1797 - Hunton, Kent ref:1220

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1758 Entered the NavyODNB
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
1.9.17691.1770Adventure (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/270
Issued by Arthur Forrest (c.1716-1770)
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
27.10.17791.1783Cleopatra (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/41BWAS-1714
5.8.1781 Battle of Dogger Bank 
17931796Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North AmericaEWIKI
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
12.4.17941796Resolution (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
4.7.1794 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1.6.1795 Admiral of the BlueCSORN

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 SmithWeb 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

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