Lord Robert MacCarthy (Viscount Muskerry)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1685EWIKI
First Known Service11.9.1713EWIKI
FatherDonogh MacCarty, 4th Earl of Clancarty (c.1668-1734)PEER
MotherLady Elizabeth Spencer (c.1673-1704)PEER
WifeJoanna Player (1693-1759) - Married 14.12.1722PEER
WifeElizabeth Farnelly (d.1790) - Married 1759PEER
DaughterCecilia [Bayard] (aft.1759-c.1792)PEER
SisterCharlotte [West] (d.1735)PEER
Last Known Service7.1.1734/35EWIKI
Date of Death19.9.1769 - Boulogne, Boulogne-sur-Mer EWIKI

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1685 Appointed Viscount MuskerryPEER
8.5.1718 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/66RNLPC
31.5.1718 Lieutenant ADM 6/12/137ADM 6/12
15.2.1719/203.4.1720Saint Albans (50), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/12/195ADM 6/12
17.3.1721/22 Captain ADM 6/13/32ADM 6/13
17.3.1721/2222.1.1722/23Solebay (42), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/13/32BWAS-1714
18.7.17271.12.1727Hampshire (54), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/13/146ADM 6/13
11.1.1727/285.3.1732/33Adventure (40), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/185BWAS-1714
6.3.1732/337.1.1734/35Romney (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/137BWAS-1714
5.4.17331734Appointed Governor of NewfoundlandEWIKI
16.6.1747 Struck off the list after entering foreign serviceCSORN


EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
PEERThe Peerage dot comVariousWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site

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