Sir Robert Barrie

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth5.5.1774 - St. Augustine, FloridaCSORN
First Known Service1787CSORN
FatherDr Robert Barrie (d.1775)EWIKI
MotherDolly GardnerEWIKI
WifeJulia Wharton, nee Ingilbyref:616
SonWilliam BarrieNBD1849
UncleLord Alan Gardner (1st Baron Gardner of Uttoxeter) (1742-1809)EWIKI
Last Known Service10.1.1837CSORN
Date of Death7.6.1841 - SwarthdaleCSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1787 Europa (50), Able Seamanref:616
17911795Discovery (10), Master's Materef:616
5.11.1795 LieutenantCSORN
5.11.17951800Queen (90), Lieutenantref:616
1801 Bordelais (24), First Lieutenantref:616
28.1.1801 Capture of the Curieuse 
23.10.1801 CommanderCSORN
23.10.180129.4.1802Bordelais (24), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
23.10.18018.1802Calypso (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
11.18013.10.1803Shark (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
29.4.1802 CaptainCSORN
10.18045.1806Brilliant (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
5.180614.10.1811Pomone (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
21.10.1809 Action of 1809-10-21 
1.5.1811 Destruction of the Girafe and Nourrice 
6.181210.1812Grampus (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
10.18128.1815Dragon (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
4.6.1815 Appointed Companion of the Companion of the Order of the Bathref:616
24.10.1816 Married Juliaref:616
1824 Appointed Knight Commander of the Royal Guelphic Orderref:1059
10.1.1837 Rear-Admiralref:616
4.7.1840 Appointed Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ref:1059Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900 Digital Book
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

Previous comments on this page

Posted by cy on Thursday 23rd of June 2016 12:29

Thanks, date corrected

Posted by Thomas Malcomson on Wednesday 22nd of June 2016 18:27


Every other source I have looked at has Barrie born May 5, 1774.

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