William Bayne

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth4.11.1730 - Edinburgh ref:676
First Known Service5.4.1749ref:676
FatherAlexander Bayne (c.1684-1737)ODNB
MotherMary Carstairs (1695-1759)ODNB
Last Known Service13.6.1782ref:676
Date of Death9.4.1782 - Died of WoundsBWAS-1714
Cause of DeathEnemy actionref:676

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
5.4.1749 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/539CSORN
5.4.174914.7.1749Deptford (60), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/539
Issued by The Hon. Edward Boscawen (1711-1761), East Indies
Commission confirmed 13.12.1750
ADM 6/17
10.11.1756 Commander ADM 6/18/321CSORN
10.11.175624.3.1760Spy (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/321BWAS-1714
16.1.175919.1.1759Attack on Martinique 
20.1.17591.5.1759Capture of Guadeloupe 
1.7.1760 Captain ADM 6/19/178CSORN
1.7.17601.7.1762Woolwich (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/178BWAS-1714
7.1.176210.2.1762Operations against Martinique 
1.7.176214.5.1764Stag (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/29
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 24.5.1764
21.10.17789.4.1782Alfred (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/462BWAS-1714
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 
29.4.178130.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal 
5.9.1781 Battle of the Chesapeake 
25.1.178226.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts 


ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive

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