Biographical data:

Arbuthnot, Marriot

Personal Image

Photo:

New Nauticapedia Book Just Published!

Volume Four in series

The Nauticapedia List of British Columbia's Floating Heritage Volume Four

Book — British Columbia's Floating Heritage
For more information …

Site News: Aug 28th, 2018

Databases have been updated and are now holding 55,238 vessel histories (with 5,108 images) and 58,142 mariner biographies (with 3,618 images).


Title Admiral (RN)
Official Number (nk)
 
Birth 00/00/1711 Death 31/01/1794
Place Weymouth Place London
Area Area
Country UK Country UK
 
Titles
Honours
Awards
Qualifications
 
Biography
 
 
Military Service
He entered the Royal Navy in 1727. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RN (With seniority dated 21/08/1739). He was appointed as a Commander RN in 1746. He was appointed as a Captain RN (With seniority dated 22/06/1747). He served in H.M.S. Portland (In command). He was appointed as the Resident Commissioner HM Dockyard Halifax 1775. He was appointed as the Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia in 1776. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral of the White RN (With seniority dated 23/01/1778). He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral of the Blue RN (With seniority dated 19/03/1779). He served as Commander-in-Chief North American Station (Flag in H.M.S. Europe. He served in H.M.S. Roebuck. He served in H.M.S. Royal Oak 1779-81. He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral of the White RN (With seniority dated 26/09/1780). He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral of the Red RN (With seniority dated 24/09/1787). He was appointed as a Admiral of the Blue RN (With seniority dated 01/02/1793). (He was present at Battle of Quiberon Bay (France)).
 
Vessels Owned
Aircraft Flown
Named Features
 
Anecdotes
 
 
References
MacFarlane, John M. (1994);
Last update
2011-01-31

© 2002-2018