Cornthwaite Ommanney

Cornthwaite Ommanney 1736- 1801. The son of John Anthony Ommanney and his wife, Elizabeth Page, he was baptised at Portsea, Hampshire, on 15 August 1736. Ommanney was commissioned lieutenant on 22 August 1758 and promoted commander on 20 June 1765. He commanded the...

Sir John Orde

Sir John Campbell Orde 1751-1824. He was born on 22 December 1751, the third and youngest son of John Orde of Morpeth, Northumberland, by his second wife, Ann Marr. He was the brother of Thomas Orde-Powlett, the politician and first Lord Bolton. After an education at...

William Albany Otway

William Albany Otway 1755-1815. The son of George Otway, he was born on 26 July 1755 and was christened in St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Westminster . His family originated from the Yorkshire-Westmoreland border. Otway entered the navy in 1765 aboard the Africa 64,...

Sir Chaloner Ogle

Sir Chaloner Ogle 1726-1816. The elder son of Nathaniel Ogle of Kirkley Hall, Northumberland, and of his wife Elizabeth Newton, he was also the nephew of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Chaloner Ogle. Ogle was commissioned lieutenant on 19 November 1745 and in this rank...

Sir Richard Onslow

Sir Richard Onslow 1st Baronet 1741-1817. Born on 23 June 1741 to a prominent family, he was a younger son of Lieutenant-General Richard Onslow, the governor of Plymouth from 1759-60, and his second wife, Pooley Walton. He was the younger brother of the Rockingham...

George Ourry

George Ourry 1732-1800. He was a native of the Channel Islands, the youngest of four sons of Lewis Ourry who himself was the son of a Huguenot refugee. George was the younger brother of Captain Paul Henry Ourry, the resident commissioner at Plymouth from 1775 until...