John Burr

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1725CSORN
First Known Service15.2.1740/41CSORN
BrotherWilliam Burr (c.1718-1769)PROB11
Last Known Service16.1.1777CSORN
Date of Death1776BWAS-1714
Will Probated18.4.1778, PROB 11/1041/195

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
10.7.1747 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
23.6.1758 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/157CSORN
21.3.176913.9.1769Merlin (18), Lieutenant ADM 6/20/233ADM 6/20
13.9.1769 Commander ADM 6/20/254CSORN
13.9.17693.9.1773Hound (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/254BWAS-1714
17711772Appointed Governor of Falkland IslandsEWIKI
15.10.1773 Captain ADM 6/20/522CSORN
15.10.17736.10.1775Hussar (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/522ADM 6/20
6.10.177516.1.1777Milford (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/124BWAS-1714
6.6.1776 Milford vs Yankee Hero 


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site

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