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Patrick Baird


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1700 - Edinburgh PEER
First Known Service29.11.1738PEER
FatherSir James Baird of Saughtonhall, 2nd Bt. (1658-1715)PEER
MotherElizabeth Gibson (1665-?)PEER
BrotherCharles Baird (c.1696-c.1778)PEER
Last Known Service16.4.1761PEER
Date of Death1761PEER

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
29.11.1738 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/152CSORN
12.7.1745 Commander ADM 6/16/508ADM 6/16
12.7.174524.1.1746/47
Fly (8) 1732-1751
British 8 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/508
BWAS-1714
27.5.1747 Captain ADM 6/17/229CSORN
27.5.17473.3.1748/49
Rainbow (44) 1747-1802
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/229
BWAS-1714
7.4.17492.6.1749
Shoreham (24) 1744-1759
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/453
BWAS-1714
2.6.17495.6.1755
Surprise (24) 1746-1770
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/468
BWAS-1714
5.6.175526.6.1756
Portland (50) 1744-1763
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/172
BWAS-1714
20.2.175620.8.1756
Defiance (60) 1744-1766
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/359
Issued by
The Hon. John ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1757
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 19.2.1757
BWAS-1714
20.5.1756 Battle of Minorca 
1.2.175710.1.1759
Defiance (60) 1744-1766
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/350
BWAS-1714
8.175710.1757Louisbourg Expedition 
6.6.175827.7.1758The Siege of Louisbourg 
10.1.175930.5.1759
Duke (90) 1739-1769
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/21
ADM 6/19
30.5.175916.4.1761
Defiance (60) 1744-1766
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/68
ADM 6/19
20.11.1759 Battle of Quiberon Bay 


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