Sir George Murray


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service31.12.1778CSORN
Last Known Service4.12.1813CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
31.12.1778 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/494CSORN
9.10.1782 Commander ADM 6/23/224ADM 6/23
9.10.178212.10.1782Combustion (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/224
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794),  
Commission confirmed 23.6.1784
ADM 6/23
12.10.1782 Captain ADM 6/23/224CSORN
12.10.178228.8.1783San Carlos (22), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/224
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies
Commission confirmed 23.6.1784
ADM 6/23
20.6.1783 2nd Battle of Cuddalore 
28.8.178310.6.1784Inflexible (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/229
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies
Commission confirmed 7.7.1784
ADM 6/23
24.6.179010.10.1793Triton (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/44BWAS-1714
21.12.17931795Nymphe (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/292BWAS-1714
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 
17961797Formidable (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
179710.12.1798Colossus (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
14.2.1797 2nd Battle of Cape St Vincent 
27.2.179926.2.1801Achille (74), Captain and Commanding Officerref:559
26.2.180112.9.1802Edgar (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
2.4.1801 Battle of Copenhagen 
8.180110.5.1802London (90), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.18035.1803Spartiate (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
10.18061.1808Polyphemus (64), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
25.10.1809 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
31.7.1810 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
4.12.1813 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
2.1.1815 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ref:559Australlian RoyaltyMarion PurnellWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages
Date postedByPage
Saturday 19th of October 2019 05:24Tim OakleyBritish Fourth Rate frigate 'Cornwallis' (1805) (50)
Friday 18th of October 2019 16:20AvMBritish Merchant merchantman 'Duff' (1796)
Friday 18th of October 2019 15:27AvMBritish Merchant merchantman 'Duff' (1796)
Friday 18th of October 2019 14:52AvMBritish Merchant merchantman 'Duke of Argyll' (1833)
Friday 18th of October 2019 14:48AvMBritish Merchant merchantman 'Duke of Argyll' (1833)