Richard Arthur

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1779CSORN
First Known Service1788CSORN
FatherJohn Arthur Esq of PortsmouthNL1865
MotherCatherine CornishNL1865
WifeElizabeth WellsNL1865
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

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page

Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Monday 23rd of November 2020 11:32CyBritish First Rate screw ship of the line 'Royal George' (1853) (120)
Monday 23rd of November 2020 10:17David HannamBritish First Rate screw ship of the line 'Royal George' (1853) (120)
Monday 23rd of November 2020 05:48Timothy OakleyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'Danae' (1763) (32)
Friday 20th of November 2020 08:42Cy Thomas Baillie (1725-1802)
Friday 20th of November 2020 06:29Denise Taylor Thomas Baillie (1725-1802)