Thomas Harman

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1671CSORN
Last Known Service10.9.1677CSORN
Date of Death10.9.1677 - HMS SapphireBWAS-1603
Cause of DeathEnemy actionCSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1671 LieutenantCSORN
1672 CaptainCSORN
26.6.167225.7.1674Tiger (40), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
22.2.1673/74 Tiger vs Schakerlo 
13.6.167510.9.1677Sapphire (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
10.9.1677 Sapphire vs Golden Horse 

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Posted by Brian Stephens on Saturday 12th of April 2014 16:29

Thomas Harman, preserved his convoy from being captured by eight large Dutch privateers, which he engaged and beat off, a painting of which is in Greenwich hospital. Displayed great bravery in an action with a Dutch frigate off Cadiz in 1674. This brave man lost his life in the year 1677, from a wound he received when Captain of the Sapphire, in action with a large Algerian man of war.

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