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Herbert Sawyer


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1731CSORN
Baptism21.2.1730/31 - Waltham Abbats, Berkshire ref:1673
First Known Service25.9.1747CSORN
FatherJohn Sawyerref:1673
MotherAnne Duncomberef:1673
WifeAnne Susanna Majendie - Married 1755ref:1673
Son
Sir Herbert SawyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1825
E-WIKI
Son-in-Law
Charles HopeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1792
ref:676
BrotherThomas (1716-?)ref:1673
Last Known Service4.7.1794CSORN
Date of Death4.6.1798 - Bath CSORN
Will Probated26.6.1798, PROB 11/1309/87

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
12.9.1753 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/263RNLPC
4.3.1756 LieutenantCSORN
19.5.1758 CommanderCSORN
19.5.175818.10.1758
Happy (8) 1754-1766
British 8 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/514
BWAS-1714
18.10.175826.12.1758
Swallow (14) 1745-1769
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/549
ADM 6/18
26.12.1758 CaptainCSORN
26.12.175821.2.1759
Chesterfield (44) 1745-1762
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/15
ADM 6/19
21.2.17592.8.1763
Active (28) 1758-1778
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/38
BWAS-1714
17.10.177610.8.1779
Boyne (68) 1766-1783
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/221
BWAS-1714
14.12.177815.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia 
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
10.9.1779 Arrived from abroad and placed on half-payADM 104
8.3.178018.12.1781
Namur (90) 1756-1804
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/96
BWAS-1714
20.4.178326.1.1785
Bombay Castle (74) 1782-1796
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/53
BWAS-1714
26.1.1785 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Nova Scotia ADM 6/23/263ADM 6/23
26.1.178521.8.1786
Assistance (50) 1781-1802
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Commodore
BWAS-1714
178730.10.1787
Ariadne (20) 1776-1814
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, as Flag Officer, Commodore
BWAS-1714
24.9.1787 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1788c.3.9.1788
Leander (52) 1780-1798
British 52 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
7.179010.1790
Windsor Castle (98) 1790-1813
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
21.9.1790 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1.2.1793 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
12.4.1794 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
4.7.1794 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1.6.1795 Admiral of the BlueCSORN


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