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Samuel Pitchford


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1739TRN3
First Known Service1736TRN3
A.K.A.CornishRNLPC
FatherSamuel Pitchford (1705-1756)ref:977
MotherSusannah Cornishref:977
WifeMary Gambier - Married 16.10.1771ref:676
UncleSir Samuel Cornish (1st Baronet of Sharnbrook) (1715-1770)ref:977
SisterMargaret [King]ref:977
Last Known Service9.11.1805TRN3
Date of Death3.4.1816TRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
6.8.1759 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/84CSORN
6.6.1761 Commander ADM 6/20/48ADM 6/20
6.6.176124.8.1761Southsea Castle (28), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/48
Issued by Sir Samuel Cornish (1st Baronet of Sharnbrook) (1715-1770), East Indies
Commission confirmed 30.8.1764
ADM 6/20
24.8.1761 Captain ADM 6/20/48CSORN
24.8.176111.8.1764America (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/48
Issued by Sir Samuel Cornish (1st Baronet of Sharnbrook) (1715-1770), East Indies
Commission confirmed 30.8.1764
ADM 6/20
6.6.176214.8.1762Manilla operations 
24.9.17626.10.1762Battle of Manilla 
1771 Assumed the surname Cornishref:676
12.11.17789.9.1779London (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/473BWAS-1714
9.9.177921.3.1780Invincible (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/25BWAS-1714
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
16.1.1780 Battle of Cape St. Vincent 
9.5.178118.7.1783Arrogant (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/284BWAS-1714
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
10.5.179021.9.1790Marlborough (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/26BWAS-1714
21.9.1790 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/24/68CSORN
1.2.1793 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/24/201CSORN
21.4.1794 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/30CSORN
4.7.1794 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/55CSORN
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/25/178CSORN
14.2.1799 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.1.1801 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
9.11.1805 Admiral of the RedCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ref:977WikiTree Web Site
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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