William Peacock


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service12.6.1776CSORN
Last Known Service3.1.1783CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
12.6.1776 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/194CSORN
22.7.1778 Commander ADM 6/21/436CSORN
22.7.17784.9.1778Comet (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/436ADM 6/21
4.9.177827.1.1780Childers (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/449BWAS-1714
27.1.1780 Captain ADM 6/22/117CSORN
27.1.17809.10.1780Diligent (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/117
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 24.4.1780
ADM 6/22
9.10.178029.10.1782Carysfort (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/180BWAS-1714

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive

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Posted by Bob Brooks on Saturday 2nd of January 2016 17:43

From HMS Carysfort, he took command of HMS L'Aigle, 5th/38,(ex-French, taken prize and commissioned 26 Oct 1782) at New York where he died 13 Dec 1782. His will [actually two letters] were proven at the PCC on 13 June 1783 with his brother Pryce Peacock residuary Legatee.

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