Richard Arthur


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1779CSORN
First Known Service1788CSORN
FatherJohn Arthur Esq of PortsmouthNL1865
MotherCatherine CornishNL1865
WifeElizabeth WellsNL1865
Son?NL1865
Daughter?NL1865
Son?NL1865
Son?NL1865
Last Known Service17.9.1853CSORN
Date of Death1854

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1788 Entered the NavyW033
1788 Powerful (74), Captain's ServantNL1865
17933.1797Heroine (32), MidshipmanNL1865
3.179728.2.1800Orpheus (32), Acting LieutenantNL1865
28.2.1800 LieutenantCSORN
1.11.1805 CommanderCSORN
25.9.180612.1807Vesuvius (8), Commander and Commanding OfficerNL1865
10.18061807Vesuvius (8), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
23.8.1807 Aciton of 1807-08-23 
12.1807 Employed superintending the discharge of the Danish ships of the line at PortsmouthNL1865
6.180811.1.1810Cherokee (10), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
11.1809 Married Elizabeth, daughter of Rev William Wells, Rector of East Allington, DevonshireW033
10.10.18121.12.1815Andromeda (24), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
28.7.1838 Appointed Companion of the Companion of the Order of the BathNBD1849
28.7.1838 Appointed Knight BatchelorNL1865
28.7.1838 Companion of the BathW033
1844 Superintendent of the Ordinary, PortsmouthW033
184423.9.1844Victory (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
23.9.1844 Captain-Superintendent of Sheerness DockyardW033
23.9.18449.11.1846Ocean, Captain and Commanding OfficerW033
9.11.1846 Rear-AdmiralW033
17.9.1853 Vice-AdmiralW033


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