George Balfour


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1720ADM107/3
First Known Service25.6.1738CSORN
WifeMaryPROB11
DaughterCeciliaPROB11
SonWilliam Henry BalfourPROB11
SonRobertPROB11
SonGeorge BalfourPROB11
SonCharles EdwardPROB11
SisterHannahPROB11
Last Known Service19.6.1788CSORN
Date of Death28.6.1794 - St. Georges’ Square, Portsmouth ref:676
Will Probated9.7.1794

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1744 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 6/86/12RNLPC
7.2.1744/45 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/555RNLPC
5.7.1745 Lieutenant ADM 6/16/504CSORN
15.11.1756 Commander ADM 6/18/325CSORN
15.11.175626.7.1758Aetna (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/325BWAS-1714
6.6.175827.7.1758The Siege of Louisbourg 
26.7.1758 Captain ADM 6/19/21CSORN
26.7.175815.8.1763Bienfaisant (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/21BWAS-1714
12.10.177014.2.1772Venus (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/299BWAS-1714
14.2.177215.10.1773Royal Oak (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/429BWAS-1714
10.7.177623.1.1781Culloden (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/199BWAS-1714
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
4.5.17815.9.1783Conqueror (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/282BWAS-1714
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
19.6.1788 Superannuated Rear-Admiral ADM 6/23/467ADM 6/23

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive

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