Bartholomew Samuel Rowley


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1763TRN3
First Known Service1.9.1779TRN3
FatherSir Joshua Rowley (1st Baronet Rowley) (1734-1790)ODNB
BrotherSir Charles Rowley (Baronet of Hill House) (1770-1845)NBD1849
Last Known Service1811TRN3
Date of Death7.10.1811TRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1.9.1779 Lieutenant ADM 6/22/516ADM 6/22
1.11.1780 Commander ADM 6/22/529ADM 6/22
1.11.178031.1.1781Tobago (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/529ADM 6/22
31.1.1781 Captain ADM 6/22/531CSORN
31.1.178127.2.1781Princess Royal (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/531
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1st Baronet of Bassingbourn) (1715-1811), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 22.10.1782
ADM 6/22
27.2.17815.10.1782Resource (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/85
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1st Baronet of Bassingbourn) (1715-1811), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 13.6.1783
BWAS-1714
5.10.178224.8.1783Diamond (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/156
Issued by Sir Joshua Rowley (1st Baronet Rowley) (1734-1790), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 27.10.1783
BWAS-1714
3.8.179223.7.1794Penelope (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/170BWAS-1714
4.1.17944.6.1794Operations against San Domingo 
23.7.17947.1797Cumberland (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/65BWAS-1714
13.7.1795 Battle of Hyeres 
7.179710.1798Ramillies (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
14.2.1799 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.1.1801 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1805 Zealand (64), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
9.11.1805 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1808 Veteran (64), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
5.18081811Polyphemus (64), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
18091811Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB
14.3.180917.3.1809Capture of the d'Hautpoult 
25.10.1809 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
31.7.1810 Admiral of the BlueCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
HJ-DBHistoric JamaicaFrank CundallBook

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