Sir Francis Laforey

NationalityBritish 
RolesSailor 
First Known Service1759/08/26 
FatherJohn Laforey 
Date of Death1835NL1835-6

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
Lieutenant, 1789/08/26W032
Commander, 1790/11/22W032
1791/061792Fairy As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
Captain, 1793/06/05W032
1793/081795Carysfort As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1794/05/29 Carysfort vs CastorBWAS-1714
1795/051795/07Aimable As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1795/121796/03Beaulieu As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1796/031797/03Scipio As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1796/04/231796/05/02Capture of Demerara, Essequibo and BerbiceBWAS-1714
1797/041801/04Hydra As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1804/031809/12Spartiate As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1805/10/21 Battle of TrafalgarBWAS-1793
1808/05/30 Commanded the British vessels at the Action of 30th May 1808
1809/06/241809/06/26Operations in the Bay of NaplesBWAS-1793
Rear-Admiral of the Blue, 1810/07/31W032
1810/091812/05Dragon -> 1842 Fame As Flag OfficerBWAS-1793
Rear-Admiral of the White, 1812/08/12W032
1814/06 Vestal As Flag OfficerBWAS-1714
Rear-Admiral of the Red, 1814/06/04W032
Appointed 1st Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath, 1815/01/02TKE1

Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
NL1835-6 The Navy List 1835 - JuneThe AdmiraltyDigital Book
W032 Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1 The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
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