Richard Bligh


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1713EWIKI
First Known Service1739EWIKI
A.K.A.BligheRNLPC
SonSir Richard Rodney Bligh (1737-1821)EWIKI
Last Known Service21.6.1748EWIKI
Date of Death1748EWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1739 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
16.7.1740 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/310CSORN
16.7.174025.1.1742/43Bridgewater (20), Lieutenant ADM 6/15/310ADM 6/15
31.8.17439.4.1744Prince of Orange (70), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/16/215ADM 6/16
10.4.174425.9.1744Grafton (70), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/16/361
Commission confirmed 11.9.1744
ADM 6/16
2.10.174419.5.1745Ludlow Castle (44), First Lieutenant ADM 6/16/367ADM 6/16
20.5.17456.8.1745Sandwich (90), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/16/480ADM 6/16
7.8.17454.2.1745/46Sandwich (90), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/16/524ADM 6/16
5.2.1745/469.2.1746/47York (60), First Lieutenant ADM 6/17/56ADM 6/17
9.2.1746/475.5.1748Prince George (90), Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/17/198ADM 6/17
3.5.1747 1st Battle of Cape Finisterre 
5.5.174821.6.1748Prince George (90), Fourth Lieutenant ADM 3/17/351ADM 6/17

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive

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