Charles Colby


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1701ref:1062
First Known Service21.5.1718CSORN
A.K.A.ColebyCSORN
DaughterMary [Lewis] (d. 1774)HPO
Last Known Service1763CSORN
Date of Death28.12.1771 - Gunton Hall, Lowestoft PROB11
Will Probated9.3.1772, PROB 11/975/325

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
23.2.1725/26 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/160RNLPC
19.6.1727 Lieutenant ADM 6/13/148ADM 6/13
19.6.172716.1.1727/28Chatham (50), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/13/148ADM 6/13
16.1.1727/2830.6.1730Chatham (50), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/14/188ADM 6/13
31.1.1733/344.5.1735Grafton (70), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/14/163ADM 6/14
5.5.173513.4.1736Grafton (70), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/15/211ADM 6/14
13.7.173910.2.1739/40Burford (70), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/15/202ADM 6/15
21.11.1739 Attack on Puerto Bello 
11.2.1739/40 Commander ADM 6/15/469ADM 6/15
11.2.1739/4011.1.1740/41Eleanor (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/469
Commission confirmed 22.10.1741
ADM 6/15
23.3.1739/40 Attack on Chagres 
12.1.1740/41 Captain ADM 6/15/469CSORN
12.1.1740/417.6.1741Boyne (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/469BWAS-1714
8.6.17413.1.1741/42Princess Caroline (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/469
Commission confirmed 22.10.1741
ADM 6/15
4.1.1741/427.1.1741/42Bideford (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/1ADM 6/15
24.6.174228.1.1744/45Falmouth (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/67BWAS-1714
6.1744 Bombardment of Porto Bello 
29.1.1744/453.3.1744/45Seahorse (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/257
Commission confirmed 13.8.1745
ADM 6/16
4.3.1744/458.7.1745Experiment (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/527
Commission confirmed 13.8.1745
BWAS-1714
14.9.1745 London (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/546ADM 6/16
28.1.17558.1.1756Torbay (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/124BWAS-1714
6.6.17558.6.1755Action of 6-8 June 1755 
8.1.175630.6.1756Invincible (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/226BWAS-1714
7.17561763Appointed Resident Commissioner at GibraltarEWIKI
8.1.17621763Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Gibraltar ADM 6/19/378ADM 6/19


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