Richard Carter


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1672CSORN
Last Known Service8.10.1691CSORN
Date of Death19.5.1692CSORN
Cause of DeathEnemy ActionCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1672 LieutenantCSORN
16725.2.1672/73Cambridge (68), Lieutenantref:1059
13.3.1671/72 Battle of Smyrna Convoy 
28.5.1672 Battle of Solebay 
1673 CommanderCSORN
6.2.1672/734.6.1673Success (24), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
5.6.167310.10.1674Crown (48), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
11.8.1673 Battle of Texel 
4.3.1673/74 Battle of Ronas Voe 
22.4.16752.5.1677Swan (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
29.4.1675 CaptainCSORN
8.1.1677/7821.10.1681Centurion (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
3.8.16881.1.1690/91Plymouth (52), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1.5.1689 Battle of Bantry Bay 
30.6.1690 Battle of Beachy Head 
2.1.1690/9129.9.1691Vanguard (90), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
8.10.1691 Richard Carter, Captain, HMS Vanguard. Royal Navy Court Martial, 8 October 1691. Crime: Negligence and failure of duty causing HMS Vanguard to run aground. Verdict: Not guilty.ADM 1/5253
169219.5.1692Duke (90), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1603
20.1.1691/92 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
19.5.1692 Commanded the Rear - Blue Squadron at the Battle of Barfleur 
28.11.1692 By an order dated 1692/11/28, Mary Carter, the widow of Richard Carter, received a pension of £200 per annum (backdated to 1692/05/20)ref:943


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Posted by Freeman Good on Friday 13th of April 2012 02:39

I am a decendent of Richard Carter. I have been trying to complete my genealical line to him and find out more about him & his family. Like where was he buried. There are other ships that he was assigned to and he also was in the army.


Posted by Freeman Good on Friday 13th of April 2012 02:37

I am a decendent of Richard Carter. I have been trying to complete my genealical line to him and find out more about him & his family. Like where was he buried. There are other ships that he was assigned to and he also was in the army.

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