Harry Powlett

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service17.6.1779ODNB
Last Known Service4.6.1814ODNB

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
17.6.17791782Royal Naval Academy, Scholar ADM 6/21/572ADM 6/21
12.3.1789 LieutenantCSORN
12.179220.2.1793Nautilus (16), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
20.2.1793 Commander ADM 6/24/212CSORN
20.2.17931.1794Nautilus (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/212BWAS-1714
9.1.1794 Captain ADM 6/25/43CSORN
9.1.179423.5.1794Vengeance (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/43
Commission confirmed 23.5.1794
23.5.17946.1795Astraea (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/43BWAS-1714
10.4.1795 Astraea vs Gloire 
6.17951.1799Thalia (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 
18031809Terrible (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.8.1812 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.12.1813 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
4.6.1814 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN


ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by Peter Hore on Friday 19th of September 2014 15:01

Is this not a mistake for Captain Lord Henry Paulet?

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