George James Shirley


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service20.11.1790CSORN
Last Known Service2.6.1825CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
20.11.1790 LieutenantCSORN
11.9.1797 CommanderCSORN
11.9.179726.4.1798Megaera (8), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
26.4.1798 CaptainCSORN
26.4.17987.1798Mars (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.6.1825 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralNL1835-3


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Posted by Robert Boon on Sunday 8th of January 2017 12:37

Son of Captain James Shirley, who obtained post rank on the 16th Feb. 1772, and perished in command of the Vestal frigate (together with all his officers and crew) on the banks of Newfoundland, in 1777; and grandson of Captain James Shirley, (seniority April 27th, 1762), who died in command of the Dolphin 20, on the East India station, in 1774.

Royal Naval Biography : Or, Memoirs of the Services of All the Flag-officers.. [1833]

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