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Taylor Penny


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1722ref:898
Baptism1.3.1722/23 - Melcombe Regis, Dorset CSORN
First Known Service25.7.1745ref:898
FatherJohn Pennyref:1296
MotherElizabethref:1296
WifeMary Taver - Married 21.4.1748 - Fleet, Dorset ref:1297
DaughterMartha (1749-?)ref:1044
DaughterElizabeth (1758-?)ref:1044
SonTaver (1770-?)PROB11
Last Known Service22.7.1783CSORN
Date of Death13.4.1786ref:898

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
25.7.1745 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/7, ADM 6/86/267ref:898
6.8.1745 LieutenantCSORN
31.12.1755 CommanderCSORN
31.12.175517.2.1757
Firebrand (8) 1732-1760
British 8 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
1755 Renamed "Firebrand"
1757 Renamed "Penquin"
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/223
BWAS-1714
1.11.1757 CaptainCSORN
1.11.175726.11.1759
Aldborough (20) 1756-1777
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/450
BWAS-1714
26.11.17593.6.1763
Looe (44) 1759-1763
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/114
BWAS-1714
22.5.177825.1.1779
Burford (68) 1757-1785
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/413
BWAS-1714
25.1.17797.6.1779
Arrogant (74) 1761-1810
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/504
ADM 104
3.17797.6.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM 104
7.6.177922.7.1783
Marlborough (74) 1767-1800
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/564
BWAS-1714
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
16.1.1780 Battle of Cape St. Vincent 
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 


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