Richard Collins


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1735ADM 107/4
First Known Service24.7.1747CSORN
WifeAnnaPROB11
Last Known Service22.7.1780CSORN
Date of Death1780CSORN
Will Probated7.10.1780, PROB 11/1069/252

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
6.11.1754 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
7.4.1756 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/254CSORN
7.4.175622.12.1756Hunter (10), Lieutenant and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/254ADM 6/18
11.9.1759 Captain ADM 6/20/85ADM 6/20
11.9.17591.1.1760Queenborough (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/85
Issued by George Pocock (1705/6-1792), East Indies
Commission confirmed 7.8.1765
BWAS-1714
1.1.17601.1.1761Newcastle (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/85
Issued by George Pocock (1705/6-1792), East Indies
Commission confirmed 7.8.1765
BWAS-1714
18.2.176119.7.1765Weymouth (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/102
Issued by Charles Steevens (1705-1761), East Indies
Commission confirmed 15.1.1766
ADM 6/20
6.6.176214.8.1762Manilla operations 
24.9.17626.10.1762Battle of Manilla 
29.3.1766 Dismissed by court martial for failing to obey orders.CSORN
9.4.177121.1.1773Achilles (60), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 16.4.1771 ADM 6/20/365ADM 6/20
18.1.177331.8.1773Diana (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/24
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 15.4.1774
ADM 6/21
31.8.17734.5.1775Seaford (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/93
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 26.5.1775
ADM 6/21
25.8.177816.5.1780Warwick (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/446BWAS-1714

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ADM 107/4ADM 107/4 1745-1757 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive

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