Richard Arthur R.N.
Richard Arthur R.N.

Royal NavyPersonnel

Browse officers in command: A - B; C - E; F - G; H - K; L - O; P - R; S - T; U - Z; ??
Richard Arthur R.N.Explanation
Son of John Arthur (1732-1788)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1779 Born (Plymouth, Devonshire, England)
November 1809 Married Elizabeth Fortescue (1785-1853), daughter of Rev William Wells, Rector of East Allington, Devonshire
28 July 1838 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
1854 Died (Plymouth, Devonshire, England)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
1788Entered Navy
28 February 1800Lieutenant
1 November 1805Commander
11 January 1810Captain
9 November 1846Rear-Admiral
17 September 1853Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
25 September 1806December 1807Commander in Vesuvius (1776, bomb), second Battle of CopenhagenExternal link.
12 April 1808 Commander in Cherokee (1808, brig-sloop), taking part in the 1809 Scheldt expedition
10 October 18121 December 1815Captain in Andromeda (American, captured 1812, sixth rate), off Lisbon and in the Mediterranean
1844 Captain in Victory and superintendent of the Ordinary, Portsmouth
23 September 18449 November 1846Captain in Ocean, Sheerness, and Captain-Superintendent of Sheerness Dockyard

Valid HTML 5.0