Robert Montagu

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service5.4.1779CSORN
Last Known Service27.5.1825CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
5.4.1779 Lieutenant ADM 6/22/3CSORN
1.3.17813.3.1781Chaser (18), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.3.1781 CaptainCSORN
3.3.17817.1783Seahorse (24), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17.2.1782 Battle of Sadras 
12.4.1782 Battle of Providien 
5.17821783Exeter (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.7.1782 2nd Battle of Negapatam 
3.9.1782 Battle of Trincomalee 
20.6.1783 2nd Battle of Cuddalore 
7.17836.1784Flora (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17846.1784Fox (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
2.17934.1795Sampson (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.17941796Hector (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
7.17971799Cumberland (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
14.2.1799 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
10.18001802Garland (24), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
1.1.1801 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
9.18011802Sans Pareil (80), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
1802 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB
6.1802 Carnatic (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
9.18031804Utrecht (68), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
9.11.1805 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
28.4.1808 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
31.7.1810 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.6.1814 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
27.5.1825 Admiral of the RedTRN3


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
HJ-DBHistoric JamaicaFrank CundallBook
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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Posted by richard meredith on Saturday 24th of August 2013 11:59

Admiral Robert Montagu
eldest son of John 4th earl of Sandwich and Martha Ray
born February 1763. died 27 November 1830

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