Sir Robert Harland (1st Baronet of Sproughton)

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1735CSORN
FatherRobert Harland (d.1751)EWIKI
Last Known Service8.4.1782CSORN
Date of Death28.2.1783TRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1735 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
25.2.1741/42 Lieutenant ADM 6/16/20CSORN
4.1.1745/46 Commander ADM 6/17/38ADM 6/17
4.1.1745/4618.3.1745/46Scipio (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/38BWAS-1714
19.3.1745/46 Captain ADM 6/17/75CSORN
19.3.1745/4629.12.1747Tilbury (58), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/75ADM 6/17
20.9.174625.9.1746Lorient Operations 
14.10.1747 2nd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
29.12.174730.9.1748Nottingham (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/303BWAS-1793
31.1.1747/48 Commander-in-Chief at the Action of 1748/01/31 
31.1.1747/48 Action of 1748/01/31 
30.9.174817.1.1748/49Lyme (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/387ADM 6/17
25.4.174920.12.1750Monarch (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/459ADM 6/17
20.3.17555.11.1756Essex (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/148BWAS-1714
13.5.175813.8.1759Conqueror (68), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/511BWAS-1714
13.8.175911.1759Princess Louisa (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/164
Issued by The Hon. Edward Boscawen (1711-1761), North America
Commission confirmed 7.5.1760
18.8.175919.8.1759Battle of Lagos Bay 
18.10.1770 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/20/302CSORN
1771 Created 1st Baronet of SproughtonEWIKI
21.1.17711775Appointed Commander-in-Chief — East Indies ADM 6/20/340ADM 6/20
3.17711774Northumberland (68), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
31.3.1775 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/21/83CSORN
7.12.1775 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/21/155ADM 6/21
2.4.1776 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/21/175ADM 6/21
11.17768.1778Queen (90), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
12.5.1778 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/21/403ADM 6/21
27.7.1778 Commanded the Van at the 1st Battle of Ushant 
11.17786.1779Royal George (100), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
8.4.1782 Admiral of the BlueCSORN


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
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
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
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive

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Posted by Peter Hore on Tuesday 23rd of September 2014 07:07

HRH ... king of Sproughton?

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