Nicholas Vincent


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1723ADM107/3
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 Lieutenant ADM 6/16/267CSORN
5.7.1748 Captain ADM 6/17/488CSORN
5.7.174828.7.1749Medway Prize (30), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/488
Issued by Thomas Griffin (1692-1771), East Indies
Commission confirmed 17.8.1749
ADM 6/17
28.7.174921.8.1749Winchester (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/503
Issued by Thomas Griffin (1692-1771), East Indies
Commission confirmed 7.11.1749
ADM 6/17
24.6.175517.1.1757Greyhound (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/176BWAS-1603
17.1.17577.7.1758Weymouth (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/345ADM 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
25.8.176614.5.1767Glasgow (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/134ADM 6/20
1.11.176920.5.1771Hero (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/259BWAS-1714
3.4.177722.7.1778Yarmouth (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/273B051
7.3.1778 Action of 1778-03-07 
28.12.177826.3.1779Union (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/493ADM 6/21
19.3.1779 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/21/524CSORN
26.9.1780 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/22/175CSORN
24.9.1787 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/23/416CSORN
1.2.1793 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/24/200CSORN
12.4.1794 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/30CSORN
1.6.1795 Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/178CSORN
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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