Augustus Brine

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1769CSORN
First Known Service20.11.1790CSORN
FatherJames Brine (d.1814)NBD1849
WifeMartha-Maria Dansey (d.1831)EWIKI
BrotherGeorge BrineNBD1849
Last Known Service1837CSORN
Date of Death28.1.1840 - Boldre Hill near Lymington

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
20.11.1790 LieutenantCSORN
3.17986.12.1798Hope (14), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
6.12.1798 CommanderCSORN
6.12.17982.1800Hope (14), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
29.4.1802 CaptainCSORN
14.5.1803 Married Martha-MariaEWIKI
5.1805 Commanding the Sea Fencibles from St Albans' Head to Puncknole - RV WeymouthNL1805
18133.1813Stirling Castle (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.18133.1813Bellerophon (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
4.18133.1816Medway (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1837 Rear-AdmiralEWIKI


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NL1805The Navy List 1805The AdmiraltyDigital Book

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Posted by Brian on Monday 25th of January 2016 20:28

1840, Jan. 28 - At Boldre Hill near Lymington, aged 70, Augustus Brine esq. a retired Rear-Admiral. He was the eldest son of Adm James Brine who died at Blandford in 1814. He was made a Lieutenant in 1790, a Commander in 1798, and a Post Captain in 1802. During the war he held an appointment in the Sea Fencible Service; and commanded the Medway, a third rate. In July 1814 he captured the United States brig of war Syren, pierced for 18 guns, with a complement of 137 men. He attained the rank of Rear-Admiral in 1837. His only son, the Rev. Augustus James Brine, M.A. of Exeter College, Oxford, has married since his father's death on the 10th of March, Helen, daughter of Philip R. Lempriere, esq. of Rozel Manor-house, Jersey.

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