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Samuel Reeve


NationalityBritish 
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 LieutenantADM 6/19
16.1.1777 CommanderADM 6/21
16.1.177723.10.1777
Merlin (18) 1757-1777
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/484
Issued by
Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
, North America
Confirmed 7.12.1778
BWAS-1714
25.9.17771.2.1778
Scorpion (14) 1771-1781
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
1771 Renamed "Scorpion"
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
1.2.1778 CaptainCSORN
1.2.177831.8.1779
Nonsuch (64) 1774-1802
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/488
Issued by
Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
, North America
Confirmed 15.12.1778
ADM 6/21
14.12.177815.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia 
29.1.177916.4.1779
Shrewsbury (74) 1758-1783
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
16.4.17796.3.1782
Surprise (28) 1774-1783
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/541
BWAS-1714
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
8.3.178212.4.1783
Crown (64) 1782-1816
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/422
BWAS-1714
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 
12.4.178321.4.1786
Crown (64) 1782-1816
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/48
ADM 6/23
31.1.17931.6.1795
Captain (74) 1787-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 9.2.1793 ADM 6/22/199
BWAS-1714
14.3.1795 Action off Genoa 
1.6.1795 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
20.2.1797 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
14.2.1799 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN


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