Sir Robert Harland (1st Baronet of Sproughton)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1715ADM107/3
First Known Service4.7.1729CSORN
FatherRobert Harland (1685-1751)EWIKI
MotherFrances Clyatt (1690-?)ref:950
WifeSusanna Reynold (1730-1805) - Married 1749EWIKI
DaughterMarianne Dorothy [Dalrymple] (1759-1785)ref:950
DaughterSusanna Edith [Rowley] (1763-1850)ref:950
SonRobert, 2nd Bt. (1765-1848)ref:950
Last Known Service29.1.1783CSORN
Date of Death28.2.1783TRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
11.7.1735 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/288RNLPC
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
13.8.175928.4.1760Princess 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
4.11.17768.1778Queen (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
1.4.178229.1.1783Appointed Lord Commissioner of the AdmiraltyOHMB4
8.4.1782 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/22/445CSORN


ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ref:950Geni Family History
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
OHMB4Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 4: Admiralty Officials 1660-1870J.C. SaintyWeb Site

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

HRH ... king of Sproughton?

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