William O'Bryen Drury


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service28.11.1778CSORN
Last Known Service1.8.1811CSORN
Date of Death6.3.1811EWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
28.11.1778 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/480CSORN
19.2.1781 Commander ADM 6/22/545ADM 6/22
19.2.178125.7.1782Tickler (12), Lieutenant and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/545
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 25.11.1782
BWAS-1714
18.1.1783 Captain ADM 6/23/12CSORN
18.1.178320.1.1783Carnatic (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/12ADM 6/23
12.12.178923.11.1791Squirrel (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/12BWAS-1714
24.11.17913.10.1793Squirrel (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/147ADM 6/24
16.11.1793 Trusty (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/284BWAS-1714
8.17951799Powerful (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
11.10.1797 Battle of Camperdown 
12.18025.1804Neptune (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1805 Trent (36), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
3.18079.1808Monmouth (64), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1809 Russell (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
18096.3.1811Appointed Commander-in-Chief — East IndiesEWIKI
31.7.1810 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.8.1811 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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