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Nicholas Vincent


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1723ADM 107/3
First Known Service1.6.1737CSORN
WifeMartha Boscawen Evelyn (1759-1794) - Married 10.6.1786, London ref:719
Last Known Service9.11.1805CSORN
Date of Death1809B051
Will Probated27.4.1809

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
11.10.1743 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/509RNLPC
3.2.1743/44 LieutenantCSORN
5.7.1748 CaptainCSORN
5.7.174828.7.1749
Medway Prize (30) 1744-1750
British 30 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/488
Issued by
Thomas GriffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1762
, East Indies
Confirmed 17.8.1749
ADM 6/17
28.7.174921.8.1749
Winchester (50) 1744-1769
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/503
Issued by
Thomas GriffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1762
, East Indies
Confirmed 7.11.1749
ADM 6/17
24.6.175517.1.1757
Greyhound (20) 1741-1768
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/176
BWAS-1603
17.1.17577.7.1758
Weymouth (60) 1752-1772
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/345
ADM 6/18
29.4.1758 Battle of Cuddalore 
6.1758 Dismissed the ship by courts martial for a poor performance at the [Battle of Cuddalore], he was not allowed half-payB051
1763 Allowed half-payB051
25.8.176614.5.1767
Glasgow (20) 1757-1779
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/134
ADM 6/20
1.11.176920.5.1771
Hero (74) 1759-1810
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1800 Renamed "Rochester"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/259
BWAS-1714
3.4.177722.7.1778
Yarmouth (64) 1745-1811
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/273
B051
7.3.1778 Action of 1778-03-07 
28.12.177826.3.1779
Union (90) 1756-1816
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1802 Renamed "Sussex"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/493
ADM 6/21
19.3.1779 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
26.9.1780 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
24.9.1787 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1.2.1793 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
12.4.1794 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.6.1795 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
9.11.1805 Admiral of the RedCSORN

Notes on Officer


Retirement
He accepted no commission after his promotion to flag rank


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