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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) 1783-1812
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain's Servant
NL1865
17933.1797
Heroine (32) 1783-1806
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman
NL1865
3.179728.2.1800
Orpheus (32) 1780-1807
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Acting Lieutenant
NL1865
28.2.1800 LieutenantCSORN
1.11.1805 CommanderCSORN
25.9.180612.1807
Vesuvius (8) 1776-1812
British 8 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Commander and Commanding Officer
NL1865
10.18061807
Vesuvius (8) 1776-1812
British 8 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
23.8.1807 Aciton of 1807-08-23 
12.1807 Employed superintending the discharge of the Danish ships of the line at PortsmouthNL1865
6.180811.1.1810
Cherokee (10) 1808-1828
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
11.1809 Married Elizabeth, daughter of Rev William Wells, Rector of East Allington, DevonshireW033
10.10.18121.12.1815
Andromeda (24) 1812-1816
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Post Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
28.7.1838 Appointed Companion of the Order of the BathNBD1849
28.7.1838 Appointed Knight BachelorNL1865
28.7.1838 Companion of the BathW033
1844 Superintendent of the Ordinary, PortsmouthW033
184423.9.1844
Victory (98) 1765-2019
British 98 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
23.9.1844 Captain-Superintendent of Sheerness DockyardW033
23.9.18449.11.1846
Ocean 1809-1809
British Hired Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer
W033
9.11.1846 Rear-AdmiralW033
17.9.1853 Vice-AdmiralW033


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