Patrick Baird

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
12.7.174524.1.1746/47Fly (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/508BWAS-1714
27.5.1747 Captain ADM 6/17/229CSORN
27.5.17473.3.1748/49Rainbow (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/229BWAS-1714
7.4.17492.6.1749Shoreham (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/453BWAS-1714
2.6.17495.6.1755Surprise (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/468BWAS-1714
5.6.175526.6.1756Portland (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/172BWAS-1714
20.2.175620.8.1756Defiance (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/359
Issued by The Hon. John Byng (1704-1757), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 19.2.1757
20.5.1756 Battle of Minorca 
1.2.175710.1.1759Defiance (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/350BWAS-1714
8.175710.1757Louisbourg Expedition 
6.6.175827.7.1758The Siege of Louisbourg 
10.1.175930.5.1759Duke (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/21ADM 6/19
30.5.175916.4.1761Defiance (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/68ADM 6/19
20.11.1759 Battle of Quiberon Bay 


PEERThe Peerage dot comVariousWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive

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