Sir Edward Thornbrough

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth27.7.1754TRN3
First Known Service16.4.1773TRN3
FatherEdward Thornbrough (c.1712-1784)EWIKI
Last Known Service18.8.1819TRN3
Date of Death3.4.1834TRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
16.4.1773 Lieutenant ADM 6/20/502CSORN
14.9.1780 Commander ADM 6/22/170CSORN
14.9.17809.1781Britannia (20), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/170BWAS-1714
178221.5.1782Blonde (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
24.9.1782 CaptainCSORN
17834.1783Egmont (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17846.1785Hebe (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.17901794Scipio (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.17929.1794Latona (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
8.17944.1799Robust (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.10.1798 Battle of Tory Island 
2.17991.1801Formidable (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.18011802Mars (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
1.1.1801 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
9.18021.1804Ambuscade (36), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
3.180311.1803Gelikheid (64), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
9.11.1805 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
9.11.18051809Kent (74), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
1.18064.1807Prince of Wales (98), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralBWAS-1793
11.180611.1809Royal Sovereign (100), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralBWAS-1714
28.4.1808 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1.8.1808 Attack at Noli 
31.7.1810 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
18111812Trent (36), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1793
4.12.1813 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
18151818Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PortsmouthEWIKI
2.1.1815 Appointed Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
5.18159.1815Prince (98), as Flag Officer, AdmiralBWAS-1714
18.8.1819 Admiral of the WhiteTRN3
11.1.1825 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathTKE1
30.1.18333.4.1834Appointed Vice-Admiral of the United KingdomEWIKI


TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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