Richard Kirkby


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service10.3.1689/90CSORN
A.K.A.KirbyADM 106
Last Known Servicec.8.10.1702CSORN
Date of Death16.4.1703TRN2

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
10.3.1689/90 CaptainCSORN
c.6.16931.9.1698Southampton (54), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
8.1.1695 Action of 1695-01-18 
1.9.1698 Richard Kirkby, Captain, HMS Southampton. Crime: Ill treatment of Seamen. Verdict: Acquitted. Sentence: But not to receive any benefit of pay for his servant.ADM 1/5260
14.2.1700/19.3.1701/2Ruby (46), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/55ADM 6/6
10.3.1701/28.10.1702Defiance (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerTRN2
20.8.170224.8.1702Benbow vs DuCasse 
8.10.1702 Richard Kerkby or Richard Kirkby, Colonel, HMS Defiance. Crime: Failing to engage the enemy, cowardice, neglect of duty, breach of orders etc. Verdict: Guilty. Sentence: To be shot, the execution to be deferred till H M pleasure be known. Comments: Benbow's Action of August 1702.ADM 1/5263
16.4.1703 Executed on board the Bristol in Plymouth HarbourTRN2


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