Sir Henry William Bayntun

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1766 - Algiers CSORN
First Known Service20.5.1775CSORN
Last Known Service10.1.1837CSORN
Date of Death16.12.1840 - Bath

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
20.5.177519.8.1775Levant (28), Captain's Servantref:616
19.8.177515.10.1779Levant (28), Midshipmanref:616
15.10.177929.12.1782Cleopatra (32), Midshipmanref:616
5.8.1781 Battle of Dogger Bank 
29.12.17821.3.1783Irresistible (74), Midshipmanref:616
1.3.17839.4.1783Syren (32), Able Seamanref:616
9.4.178315.4.1783Formidable (98), Midshipmanref:616
15.4.1783 Lieutenant ADM 6/23/160CSORN
15.4.178323.12.1784Zebra (16), Lieutenant ADM 6/23/160
Issued by Hugh Pigot (1722-1792), Barbados
Confirmed 11.11.1783
4.12.178820.8.1790Penelope (32), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/23/492ref:616
30.8.17905.12.1790Prince (98), Seventh Lieutenant ADM 6/24/63ADM 6/24
5.12.179012.1792Assistance (50), Lieutenantref:616
5.2.17933.11.1793Duke (98), Lieutenantref:616
3.11.179329.1.1794Ulysses (20), Lieutenantref:616
29.1.17949.3.1794Boyne (98), Lieutenantref:616
10.3.1794 Commander ADM 6/25/90ADM 6/25
10.3.17944.5.1794Avenger (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/90
Confirmed 27.9.1794
5.17947.1794Undaunted (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
4.5.1794 CaptainCSORN
1795 Resource (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
9.179512.1795Beaulieu (40), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
7.17967.12.1796Reunion (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1.17993.1801Quebec (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.1801 Thunderer (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.18031.1804Cumberland (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
25.7.1803 Capture of the Duquesne 
1.180411.1807Leviathan (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 
18061807Implacable (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
18072.1808Africa (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
5.18091810Milford (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
12.8.1812 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.6.1814 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
2.1.1815 Appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
12.8.1819 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
19.7.1821 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
27.5.1825 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
22.7.1830 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
10.1.1837 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
25.10.1839 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathCSORN

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Posted by Philip Stevens on Sunday 18th of February 2018 21:59

It looks as if this Leviathan accompanied the Speedwell on its voyage from Portsmouth to Malta in April 1804. Coleridge the poet was aboard Speedwell.

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