Sir George Bowyer (5th Baronet of Denham Court)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1740 - Denham, Buckinghamshireref:676
First Known Service6.7.1751CSORN
FatherSir William Bowyer, 3rd Baronet EWIKI
Father-in-LawSir Peircy Brett (c.1710-1781)HPO
MotherAnne StonehouseEWIKI
WifeMrs Margaret Downing née Price (d.1778) - Married 11.11.1768HPO
WifeHenrietta Brett - Married 4.6.1782HPO
SonSir George, 6th BaronetEWIKI
Last Known Service14.2.1799CSORN
Date of Death6.12.1800 - Radley HallTRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
6.2.1758 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/30RNLPC
13.2.1758 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/486CSORN
4.5.1761 Commander ADM 6/19/312CSORN
4.5.176130.6.1761Swift (10), Lieutenant and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/312BWAS-1714
28.10.1762 Captain ADM 6/19/446CSORN
28.10.176217.12.1763Sheerness (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/446ADM 6/19
31.10.17764.5.1778Burford (68), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/225BWAS-1714
4.5.177824.12.1781Albion (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/401BWAS-1714
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 
15.5.1780 Action of March 15 1780 
19.5.1780 Action of March 19 1780 
20.3.178322.6.1785Irresistible (74), Commodore and Commanding Officer: On board from 25.3.1783 ADM 6/23/37BWAS-1714
23.5.1783 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — River Medway and The Nore ADM 6/23/75ADM 6/23
3.10.17877.12.1787Bellona (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/423BWAS-1714
18.8.179010.1.1791Boyne (98), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 26.8.1790 ADM 6/24/61BWAS-1714
1.2.1793 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/24/201CSORN
10.3.179315.1.1794Prince (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
7.17939.1794Brunswick (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
12.17938.1794Barfleur (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteODNB
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/25/30CSORN
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
1.7.1794 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/55CSORN
8.9.1794 Created 1st Baronet of RadleyHPO
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/25/179CSORN
14.2.1799 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.1799 Succeeded as 5th Baronet of Denham CourtHPO


ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site

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