Sir Andrew Snape Hamond (1st Baronet of Holly Grove)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth17.12.1738 - Blackheath, London DAR-1837
First Known Service13.5.1753DAR-1837
FatherRobert HamondDCB
MotherSusannah SnapeDCB
WifeCecilia Sutherland - Married 4.1763ref:676
WifeAnne Graeme (d.1838) - Married 3.1779ref:676
SonSir Graham Eden Hamond (1779-1862)EWIKI
DaughterCaroline [Hood]EWIKI
Last Known Service1794DAR-1837
Date of Death12.10.1838 - LynnDAR-1837

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
6.9.1758 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
18.6.1759 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/71CSORN
11.4.1763 Married Ceciliaref:676
12.4.17631764Grace (6), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
20.6.1765 Commander ADM 6/20/79CSORN
20.6.17653.7.1765Merlin (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/79ADM 6/20
24.10.17667.12.1770Savage (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/141BWAS-1714
7.12.1770 Captain ADM 6/20/321CSORN
7.12.177020.12.1770Conquestador (60), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
7.12.177025.5.1771Barfleur (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/320ADM 6/20
25.5.177129.11.1773Arethusa (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/378BWAS-1714
4.7.17754.1780Roebuck (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/101BWAS-1714
22.7.1778 Encounter at Sandy Hook 
11.8.1778 Howe's encounter with d'Estaing 
1779 Married Anneref:676
15.1.1779 Appointed Knight BachelorEWIKI
1.17805.1780Operations against Charleston 
17811782Appointed Lieutenant Governor of Nova ScotiaEWIKI
1.5.1781 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Halifax ADM 6/22/280ADM 6/22
10.12.1783 Created 1st Baronet of Holly GroveRNB1823
17851788Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The NoreEWIKI
17863.1788Irresistible (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.17909.1791Vanguard (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.17911.1793Bedford (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1793 Duke (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1794 Superannuated CaptainCSORN
25.9.17943.3.1806Appointed Comptroller of the NavyOHMB7
17961806Elected a Member of Parliament for Ipswichref:676

Notes on Officer

At his residence near Lynn in Norfolk, in his 90th year, sir Andrew Snape Hamond, hurt. F. R. S.; a captain in the royal navy, one of the elder brethren of the Trinity-house, and formerly comptroller of the navy. He was born at Blackheath, December 17, (old style), 1738, and was the only son of Robert Hamond, esq. a merchant and considerable ship-owner, by Susannah, daughter and sole heiress of Robert Snape, of Limekilns, near Blackheath


DAR-1837Dodsley's Anual Register - 1837 Digital Book
DCBDictionary of Candian Biography onlineVariousWeb Site
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
RNB1823Royal Navy BiographyJohn MarshallDigital Book
OHMB7Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 7: Navy Board Officials 1660-1832J.M. CollingeWeb Site

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