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Philips Cosby


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1729 - Nova Scotia TRN3
First Known Service1739TRN3
FatherColonel Alexander Cosbyref:676
MotherAnne Winnardref:676
WifeMrs. Eliza Hurst, nee Gunthorperef:676
Nephew
William WolseleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1819
ref:676
Last Known Service9.11.1805TRN3
Date of Death10.1.1808 - BathTRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
7.8.1739 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/280RNLPC
1745 Entered the navyref:676
28.1.1755 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/125CSORN
2.6.1760 Commander ADM 6/19/170CSORN
2.6.176011.2.1761
Laurel (12) 1759-1763
British 12 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/170
BWAS-1714
11.2.176119.5.1761
Beaver (14) 1761-1783
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/277
BWAS-1714
19.5.1761 Captain ADM 6/19/316CSORN
19.5.176111.8.1762
Hind (24) 1749-1784
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/316
BWAS-1714
11.8.176214.5.1763
Isis (50) 1747-1766
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/429
BWAS-1714
6.3.176623.12.1767
Montreal (32) 1761-1779
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/111
BWAS-1714
23.12.176731.5.1770
Montreal (32) 1761-1779
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/188
ADM 6/20
14.2.177831.3.1779
Centaur (74) 1759-1782
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/367
BWAS-1714
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
31.3.177924.9.1782
Robust (74) 1764-1817
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/533
BWAS-1714
16.3.1781 Battle of Cape Henry 
22.7.17851789Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean Sea ADM 6/23/290ADM 6/23
10.17851.1789
Trusty (50) 1782-1815
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Commodore
BWAS-1714
23.7.1790 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Cork ADM 6/24/54ADM 6/24
21.9.1790 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/24/68ADM 6/24
1791c.10.9.1791
Impregnable (98) 1786-1799
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
1792 Married Elizaref:676
22.3.17926.8.1793Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Plymouth ADM 6/24/159ADM 6/24
12.17921794
Windsor Castle (98) 1790-1813
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
1.2.1793 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/24/201CSORN
12.4.1794 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/30CSORN
10.179411.1794
Alcide (74) 1779-1817
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/25/179CSORN
14.2.1799 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
9.11.1805 Admiral of the RedCSORN


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