Samuel Edwards

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service29.4.1777CSORN
Last Known Service21.1.1791CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
29.4.1777 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/282CSORN
17791.1781Fisher, Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerPMD
12.4.17834.10.1783Crown (64), First Lieutenant ADM 6/23/48ADM 6/23
10.17882.3.1790Spider (12), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
2.3.1790 Dismissed for drunkenness and tyranical behaviourADM 12/27B
21.1.1791 Restored to half-pay by order fo the councilADM 12/27B


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
PMDPrivate manuscript documents Book
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 12/27BADM 12-27B - Royal Navy Black Book Vol I Archive

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Posted by Bob Brooks on Saturday 3rd of August 2013 16:32

He was commissioned Lieutenant, Zebra, Sloop, on 29 Apr 1777 by Admiralty (ADM 6/21, p.282); ordered to command Hawke, Tender, on 16 Jan 1779 (ADM 2/106, p.160; ordered to command Fisher, Tender, on 07 May 1779 (ADM 2/107, p.22); and ordered to command Advice, Tender, on 18 Dec 1780 (ADM 2/110, p.141).

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