Joseph Peyton


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1725TRN3
First Known Service4.6.1743TRN3
SonJoseph Peytonref:898
Last Known Service4.1799TRN3
Date of Death27.9.1804TRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
4.6.1743 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/49CSORN
23.3.1756 Commander ADM 6/18/246CSORN
23.3.17562.12.1757Savage (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/246BWAS-1714
2.12.1757 Captain ADM 6/18/460CSORN
2.12.175713.4.1758Prince George (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/460BWAS-1714
14.5.175813.6.1758Saint George (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/552
Issued by Henry Osborne (1694-1771)
Commission confirmed 26.10.1758
ADM 6/18
13.6.175824.12.1761Prince (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/155
Issued by Henry Osborne (1694-1771)
Commission confirmed 8.4.1760
BWAS-1714
18.8.175919.8.1759Battle of Lagos Bay 
24.12.176118.2.1762Aquilon (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/373ADM 6/19
18.2.17623.2.1763Minerva (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/387BWAS-1714
24.10.17668.1.1771Belleisle (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/140BWAS-1714
8.1.17719.4.1771Modeste (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/332ADM 6/20
29.12.177711.9.1780Cumberland (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/349BWAS-1714
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
16.1.1780 Battle of Cape St. Vincent 
11.9.178113.3.1783Britannia (100), First Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/338ADM 6/22
12.12.1781 2nd Battle of Ushant 
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 
24.9.1787 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/23/417CSORN
28.9.17881789Leander (52), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
29.9.1788 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean Sea ADM 6/23/478ADM 6/23
1789 Edgar (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
21.9.1790 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/24/68CSORN
1.2.1793 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
6.6.17934.1799Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Downs ADM 6/24/244ADM 6/24
2.17942.1796Leopard (50), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
12.4.1794 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
10.1794 Terror (8), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
1.6.1795 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1796 Savage (14), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
7.17961799Overyssel (64), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
10.1798 Wassenar (66), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
14.2.1799 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
30.8.1799 Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter 


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