John Samuel Smith


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service7.8.1778CSORN
Last Known Service9.1796CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
7.8.1778 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/441CSORN
23.7.1781 Commander ADM 6/22/361CSORN
23.7.178129.7.1782San Carlos (22), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/361
Issued by George Johnston (1730-1787)
Commission confirmed 8.11.1781
BWAS-1714
29.7.1782 CaptainCSORN
29.7.178212.10.1782San Carlos (22), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/215
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794),  
Commission confirmed 25.5.1784
ADM 6/23
3.9.1782 Battle of Trincomalee 
12.10.178212.2.1784Exeter (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/232
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies - Asia
Commission confirmed 20.7.1784
BWAS-1714
20.6.1783 2nd Battle of Cuddalore 
19.7.179029.3.1791Castor (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/52BWAS-1714
26.3.17914.9.1791Saint George (98), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 29.3.1791 ADM 6/24/112BWAS-1714
10.4.17927.2.1793Assistance (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/161BWAS-1714
7.2.179317.4.1794Stately (64), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 11.2.1793 ADM 6/24/205BWAS-1714
17.4.179414.5.1794Excellent (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/33BWAS-1714
8.17956.1796Captain (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.17969.1796Agamemnon (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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