Herbert Sawyer


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1731CSORN
First Known Service25.9.1747CSORN
SonSir Herbert Sawyer (d.1833)EWIKI
Son-in-LawCharles Hope (d.1808)ref:676
Last Known Service4.7.1794CSORN
Date of Death4.6.1798CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
12.9.1753 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/263RNLPC
4.3.1756 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/241CSORN
19.5.1758 Commander ADM 6/18/514CSORN
19.5.175818.10.1758Happy (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/514BWAS-1714
18.10.175826.12.1758Swallow (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/549ADM 6/18
26.12.1758 Captain ADM 6/19/15CSORN
26.12.175821.2.1759Chesterfield (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/15ADM 6/19
21.2.17592.8.1763Active (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/38BWAS-1714
17.10.177610.8.1779Boyne (68), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/221BWAS-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-payADM104
8.3.178018.12.1781Namur (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/96BWAS-1714
20.4.178326.1.1785Bombay Castle (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/53BWAS-1714
26.1.1785 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Nova Scotia ADM 6/23/263ADM 6/23
26.1.17858.1786Assistance (50), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1714
178730.10.1787Ariadne (20), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1714
24.9.1787 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/23/417CSORN
1788c.3.9.1788Leander (52), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
7.179010.1790Windsor Castle (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
21.9.1790 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/24/68CSORN
1.2.1793 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/24/200CSORN
12.4.1794 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/30CSORN
4.7.1794 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/25/55CSORN
1.6.1795 Admiral of the BlueCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
ADM104ADM 104 Officers entitled to Half Pay Document
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive

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