Samuel Reeve

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1732ADM 107/4
First Known Service6.2.1745/46CSORN
Last Known Service14.2.1799CSORN
Date of Death1803CSORN
Will Probated30.6.1803, PROB 11/1395/174

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
2.9.1752 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/241RNLPC
4.1.1757 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/113ADM 6/19
16.1.1777 Commander ADM 6/21/484ADM 6/21
16.1.177723.10.1777Merlin (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/484
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 7.12.1778
25.9.17771.2.1778Scorpion (14), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.2.1778 Captain ADM 6/21/488CSORN
1.2.177831.8.1779Nonsuch (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/488
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 15.12.1778
ADM 6/21
14.12.177815.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia 
29.1.177916.4.1779Shrewsbury (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
16.4.17796.3.1782Surprise (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/541BWAS-1714
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
8.3.178212.4.1783Crown (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/422BWAS-1714
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 
12.4.178321.4.1786Crown (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/48ADM 6/23
31.1.17931.6.1795Captain (74), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 9.2.1793 ADM 6/22/199BWAS-1714
14.3.1795 Action off Genoa 
1.6.1795 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/179CSORN
20.2.1797 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/26/67CSORN
14.2.1799 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN


ADM 107/4ADM 107/4 1745-1757 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
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 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive

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