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Stafford Fairborne


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1685CSORN
Last Known Service21.12.1708CSORN
Date of Death11.11.1716CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16854.11.1686
Bonaventure (52) 1683-1699
British 52 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
30.8.1688 CaptainCSORN
30.8.16886.2.1689/90
Richmond (24) 1656-1698
British 24 Gun
5th Rate Ship
1660 Renamed "Richmond"
, Captain
BWAS-1603
5.168910.4.1690
Phoenix (42) 1671-1692
British 42 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
1690 
Warspite (64) 1666-1702
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
30.6.1690 Battle of Beachy Head 
16926.1692
Elizabeth (70) 1679-1704
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
19.5.1692 Battle of Barfleur 
6.169223.9.1694
Monck (58) 1660-1702
British 58 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
1.6.16922.6.1692Action at Cherbourg 
17.6.1693 Battle of Lagos 
24.9.16945.3.1694/95
Vanguard (90) 1678-1705
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
6.3.1694/9522.12.1695
London (96) 1670-1706
British 96 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/38
ADM 6/3
9.7.16952.1.1695/96Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Thames and Medway ADM 6/3/65

Several consecutive short term commissions.

ADM 6/3
23.12.169531.1.1695/96
Victory (100) 1695-1721
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1714 Renamed "Royal George"
1715 Renamed "Victory"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/104
BWAS-1714
7.1.1695/9617.1.1695/96Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The DownsADM 6/3
1.2.1695/96 Commissioned as commander in chief "off all his majesties ships appointed to proceed with the outward bound trade."ADM 6/3
1.2.1695/968.3.1695/96
Defiance (64) 1695-1707
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/123
ADM 6/3
9.3.1695/9621.4.1696
Victory (100) 1695-1721
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1714 Renamed "Royal George"
1715 Renamed "Victory"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/136
ADM 6/3
22.4.1696 A commission as captain of the Dutchess was issued. The commission was cancelled.ADM 6/3
12.6.169626.9.1697
Albemarle (90) 1680-1701
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/31
Confirmed 25.9.1696
ADM 6/4
2.5.169923.5.1699
Torbay (80) 1693-1716
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/5/45
ADM 6/5
19.5.169921.2.1699/1700
Suffolk (70) 1699-1717
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/5/53
BWAS-1714
9.1.1699/170027.5.1701
Tilbury (54) 1699-1726
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/20
BWAS-1603
30.6.1701 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
aft.30.6.1701 
Plymouth (52) 1653-1703
British 52 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1603
20.1.1701/211.1702
Saint George (96) 1701-1726
British 96 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral
BWAS-1714
28.1.1701/2 Rear-Admiral of the BlueADM 6/7
8.5.1702 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
10.17021703
Essex (70) 1700-1736
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
12.10.1702 Battle of Vigo 
9.12.1702 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
17031704
Somerset (80) 1698-1740
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1714
c.2.3.1702/3 
Association (90) 1697-1707
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral
SOTON
6.5.1703 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1704 
Shrewsbury (80) 1694-1711
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1603
13.8.1704 Battle of Malaga 
2.170510.1706
Royal Sovereign (100) 1701-1723
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1603
7.1.1707/8 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
21.12.1708 Admiral of the FleetCSORN


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