Arthur Kempe

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service10.1.1771CSORN
Last Known Service19.7.1821CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
10.1.1771 Lieutenant ADM 6/20/334CSORN
10.8.1775 Commander ADM 6/21/112CSORN
10.8.177526.8.1775Favorite (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/112ADM 6/21
18.9.177517.9.1777Wolf (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/121BWAS-1714
16.10.177810.5.1780Alderney (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/461BWAS-1714
10.5.1780 Captain ADM 6/22/128CSORN
10.5.17803.9.1781Termagant (26), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/128BWAS-1714
3.17975.1797Sardine (16), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
14.2.1799 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1.6.1801 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
23.4.1804 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
9.11.1805 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
28.4.1808 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
31.7.1810 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.12.1813 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
19.7.1821 Admiral of the RedTRN3


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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Posted by Richard on Wednesday 21st of September 2016 10:38

Ghosts of Cornwall, by Peter Underwood, ISBN 978-1-89938310-8 entry under Veryan gives anecdote where a visual phenomenon supposed to be of Admiral Kempe was seen by several people.

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