Edward Edwards


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor, Privateer 
Date of Birthc.1728ADM 107/4
First Known Service30.4.1746TRN3
FatherRichard Edwardsref:676
MotherMary Fullerref:676
BrotherSamuelPROB11
Last Known Service4.6.1814TRN3
Date of Death13.4.1815 - Stamfordref:676
Will Probated13.6.1815

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
14.3.1755 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/295RNLPC
31.8.1757 Viscount Falmouth (24), Captain (Privateer) and Commanding OfficerHCA26
7.9.1759 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/185CSORN
22.4.1778 Commander ADM 6/22/109CSORN
22.4.177817.6.1780Carcass (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/109
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 4.4.1780
BWAS-1714
14.12.177815.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia 
17.6.178025.4.1781Hornet (14), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
25.4.1781 CaptainCSORN
25.4.178127.3.1784Narcissus (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/278BWAS-1714
6.8.179028.8.1791Pandora (24), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 10.8.1790 ADM 6/24/58BWAS-1714
17.9.1792 Tried for the loss of the Pandora, fully exonerated but did not return to active service..ref:676
1793 Appointed Regulating Officer at ArgyllshireEWIKI
14.2.1799 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.1.1801 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
9.11.1805 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
28.4.1808 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
31.7.1810 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.6.1814 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ADM 107/4ADM 107/4 1745-1757 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
HCA26HCA 26 1689-1809 High Court of Admiralty: Prize Court: Registers of Declarations for Letters of MarqAuthorityWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site

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