Sir Houston Stewart

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth3.8.1791 - Kirtlebridge, DumfriesshireW025
First Known Service5.2.1805W025
WifeMartha MillerW025
Last Known Service20.10.1872W025
Date of Death10.12.1875 - Port WilliamW025

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
5.2.1805 Entered the NavyNBD1849
1.8.1811 LieutenantCSORN
6.181413.8.1814Podargus (14), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
13.8.1814 CommanderCSORN
8.181610.6.1817Rifleman (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
3.1817 Salisbury (50), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
10.6.1817 CaptainNL1865-3
10.2.1819 Married MarthaNBD1849
21.10.18231826Menai (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
4.18396.1842Benbow (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
3.11.1840 Bombardment of Acre 
18.12.1840 Appointed Companion of the Companion of the Order of the BathW025
13.7.184613.11.1846Appointed Captain-Superintendant at Woolwich DockyardW025
13.7.184613.11.1846Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Plymouth DockyardW025
9.2.18502.3.1852Appointed Lord Commissioner of the AdmiraltyW025
16.6.1851 Rear-AdmiralNL1865-3
13.4.18531.1855Appointed Superintendent at MaltaW025
5.7.1855 Appointed Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathW025
185611.1856Appointed Superintendant of the Dockyard at Plymouth DockyardW025
26.11.185613.1.1860Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North America & West IndiesW025
30.7.1857 Vice-AdmiralNL1865-3
11.10.186027.10.1863Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Plymouth DockyardW025
10.11.1862 AdmiralNL1865-3
28.3.1865 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathTKE1
20.10.1872 Admiral of the FleetW025


W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NL1865-3The Navy List 1865 - MarchThe AdmiraltyDigital Book
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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