Sir James Barclay


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service4.3.1777CSORN
Last Known Service10.1790CSORN
Date of Death12.6.1793CSORN
Will Probated30.9.1793, PROB 11/1236/277

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1. Appointed Knight Batchelor 
4.3.1777 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/387CSORN
1.5.1782 Commander ADM 6/22/461CSORN
1.5.178221.1.1783Harpy (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/461BWAS-1714
21.1.1783 Captain ADM 6/23/13ADM 6/23
21.1.178311.4.1783Danae (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/13ADM 6/23
23.8.17863.9.1788Leander (52), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/352BWAS-1714
6.7.179010.1790Windsor Castle (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/47BWAS-1714

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Matt on Thursday 29th of September 2016 20:49

Was this the same Sir James Barclay who commanded the Hussar galley during the naval battle off of Rhode Island in 1778?


Posted by Matt on Thursday 29th of September 2016 19:46

Was this the same Sir James Barclay who commanded the Hussar galley during the naval battle off of Rhode Island in 1778?


Posted by Cy on Sunday 1st of April 2012 09:17

Bob
Was the 1778 commission backdated. All the records i have show a first commission in 1777?


Posted by Bob Brooks on Saturday 31st of March 2012 19:05

James Mantle Barclay (b. 02 Oct 1750, d. 12 June 1793) was the 7th Baronet Barclay of Pierston superseding his brother in 1769. His first commission on 04 Mar 1777 was to 2d Lieut, Amazon, 5th/32 (commissioned in America by Lord Howe, confirmed 07 Apr 1778 by Admiralty [ADM6/21/387]).

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