Robert Roddam


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1719TRN3
First Known Service2.11.1741TRN3
Last Known Service9.11.1805TRN3
Date of Death31.3.1808 - MorpethTRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
2.11.1741 Lieutenant ADM 6/16/32CSORN
29.5.17469.7.1747Viper (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/109BWAS-1714
9.7.1747 Captain ADM 6/17/243CSORN
9.7.174730.9.1751Greyhound (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/242BWAS-1603
30.1.175324.1.1754Bristol (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/57BWAS-1714
13.5.175518.3.1757Greenwich (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/163BWAS-1714
4.6.175922.12.1760Colchester (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/69BWAS-1714
8.17599.1759Blockade of Port Louis 
7.12.17701.12.1773Lennox (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/321BWAS-1714
17.3.177723.1.1778Cornwall (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/267BWAS-1714
23.1.1778 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/21/356CSORN
29.4.17781783Appointed Commander-in-Chief — River Medway and The Nore ADM 6/21/397ADM 6/21
19.3.1779 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/21/524CSORN
26.9.1780 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/22/175CSORN
24.9.1787 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/23/416CSORN
17891790Barfleur (98), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the RedODNB
20.4.17891792Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Portsmouth ADM 6/23/522ADM 6/23
18.5.179016.9.1791Royal William (84), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
8.17911792Duke (98), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
1.2.1793 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/24/200CSORN
12.4.1794 Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/30CSORN
9.11.1805 Admiral of the RedCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive

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