David Laird


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1739CSORN
First Known Service1755CSORN
A.K.A.Laird of Strathmartineref:719
FatherAndrew Lairdref:977
MotherAnn Grahamref:977
DaughterMary [Warren]ref:719
SisterIsabel [Warden]ref:977
Last Known Service3.11.1807CSORN
Date of Death1.1.1815 - Arbroath, Scotland CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17551758Service as a merchant seamanADM 107/5
1.7.1761 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/375RNLPC
2.7.1762 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/467CSORN
18.5.1778 Commander ADM 6/22/199CSORN
18.5.177829.4.1782Jersey (20), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/199
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 21.11.1780
BWAS-1714
1.12.1787 Captain ADM 6/23/439CSORN
1.12.1787 Inconstant (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/439ADM 6/23
3.11.1807 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralCSORN


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