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Stephen Poyntz


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service17.4.1791CSORN
Last Known Service1812CSORN
Date of Death5.5.1847 - HavantDAR-1837

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17.4.1791 LieutenantCSORN
17.4.1791 
Thisbe (28) 1783-1815
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Second Lieutenant, ADM 6/24/128
Issued by
Richard HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1785-1796

Confirmed 4.8.1791
ADM 6/24
12.17955.12.1796
Childers (14) 1778-1811
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
5.12.1796 CaptainCSORN
3.17979.1798
Camilla (20) 1776-1831
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
8.17971800
Solebay (32) 1785-1809
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
24.11.1799 Action of 1799-11-24 
1.18014.1802
Beaulieu (40) 1791-1806
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
8.18049.1807
Melampus (36) 1785-1815
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
14.9.1806 Destruction of the Impétueux 
180710.1807
Tartar (32) 1801-1811
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
3.18108.12.1810
Edgar (74) 1779-1835
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1814 Renamed "Retribution"
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714


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Posted by Timothy Oakley on Monday 30th of May 2022 19:48

dmiral Stephen Poyntz was baptised on 27 February 1771.1 He was the son of James Poyntz and Mary Sledge.2 He married Frances Lydia Brace, daughter of Francis Brace, on 8 October 1802.1 He died on 12 May 1847 at age 76.1
He was commissioned in 1784, in the service of the Royal Navy.1 He gained the rank of Commander in 1795.1 He gained the rank of Post-Captain in 1796.1 He gained the rank of Rear-Admiral in 1819.1 He gained the rank of Vice-Admiral in 1830.1 He gained the rank of Admiral in 1841.1 He gained the rank of Admiral of the Blue. peerage.com and wikisource.org /wiki /A_Naval_Biographical_Dictionary /Poyntz,_Stephen

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