Sir Henry William Bayntun


NationalityBritish 
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
Commission confirmed 11.11.1783
ref:616
4.12.178820.8.1790Penelope (32), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/23/492ref:616
20.8.17905.12.1790Prince (98), Lieutenantref:616
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
Commission confirmed 27.9.1794
BWAS-1793
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

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
ADM 6/25ADM 6/25 Commission and Warrant Book 1794-1796 Apr.  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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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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