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
23.7.17811783San 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
3.9.1782 Battle of Trincomalee 
178312.2.1784Exeter (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
20.6.1783 2nd Battle of Cuddalore 
7.17901791Castor (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.17919.1791Saint George (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.17922.1793Assistance (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.17931794Stately (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
5.17946.1794Excellent (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-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
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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