Sir John Moore


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth24.3.1717/18TRN3
First Known Service6.4.1738TRN3
FatherHenry MooreODNB
MotherCatherine KnatchbullODNB
WifePenelope MatthewsODNB
Last Known Service29.1.1778TRN3
Date of Death2.2.1779CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
6.4.1738 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationODNB
23.5.1738 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/174CSORN
26.2.1742/43 Commander ADM 6/16/151ADM 6/16
26.2.1742/435.5.1743Terror (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/151ADM 6/16
6.5.17431.9.1743Ferret (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/178BWAS-1714
24.12.1743 Captain ADM 6/16/253CSORN
24.12.174317.4.1744Squirrel (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/253ADM 6/16
18.4.174424.2.1744/45Dolphin (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/295BWAS-1714
25.2.1744/4525.9.1746Deptford (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/159BWAS-1714
21.7.174729.12.1747Duke (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/251ADM 6/17
29.12.174720.12.1748Saint Albans (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/303BWAS-1714
1.12.174825.4.1749Monarch (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/415BWAS-1714
20.2.175331.3.1756William and Mary (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/60BWAS-1714
31.3.17565.5.1757Devonshire (66), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/249BWAS-1714
5.5.1757 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Barbados & the Leeward Islands ADM 6/18/393ADM 6/18
5.5.175713.1.1760Cambridge (80), as Flag Officer, Commodore ADM 6/18/393BWAS-1714
16.1.175919.1.1759Commanded the British Leeward Island's Squadron at the Attack on Martinique 
20.1.17591.5.1759Commanded the British Leeward Islands' Squadron at the Capture of Guadeloupe 
2.12.1761 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Downs ADM 6/19/370ADM 6/19
21.10.1762 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/19/445CSORN
17661769Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PortsmouthE-WIKI
18.5.1770 Appointed Knight Companion of the Order of the BathTKE1
18.10.1770 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/20/302CSORN
24.10.1770 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/20/305CSORN
31.3.1775 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/21/83CSORN
29.1.1778 Admiral of the BlueCSORN


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