Richard Gwynn

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service14.8.1739CSORN
WifeElizabeth Townsend (c.1726-?) - Married c.1746ref:719
DaughterElizabeth Jane Fenuel (1749-?)ADM107/2
DaughterAlica Abigail (1753-?)ref:719
SonRichard (1754-?)ref:719
DaughterHenrietta Anna Margaretta (1756-?)ref:719
DaughterHelena (1757-?)ref:719
Last Known Service22.12.1760CSORN
Date of Death10.12.1766SCHOMB

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
14.8.1739 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/211CSORN
21.2.1740/4119.3.1740/41Hastings (44), First Lieutenant ADM 6/15/385ADM 6/15
27.12.1745 Commander ADM 6/17/35ADM 6/17
27.12.174527.5.1747Falcon (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/35ADM 6/17
3.5.1747 1st Battle of Cape Finisterre 
27.5.1747 Captain ADM 6/17/229CSORN
27.5.174710.9.1748Ambuscade (40), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/229BWAS-1714
24.1.175611.8.1759Ambuscade (40), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/229BWAS-1714
11.8.175922.12.1760Rainbow (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/291
Issued by The Hon. Edward Boscawen (1711-1761), North America
Commission confirmed 12.3.1761


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site Family History
ADM107/2ADM 107/2 1703-1712 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
SCHOMBNaval chronology; or, An historical summary of naval & maritime eventsIsaac SchombergDigital Book
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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