Joseph Peyton


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1725TRN3
First Known Service4.6.1743TRN3
SonJoseph Peytonref:898
Last Known Service14.2.1799TRN3
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
Commission confirmed 26.10.1758
ADM 6/18
13.6.175824.12.1761Prince (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/155
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
18.2.176224.10.1766Minerva (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
29.12.177712.1778Cumberland (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/349BWAS-1714
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
1.17791781Cumberland (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
16.1.1780 Battle of Cape St. Vincent 
24.9.1787 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
9.17881789Leander (52), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
1789 Edgar (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
21.9.1790 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.2.1793 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
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
17994.1799Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The DownsTRN4
14.2.1799 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
30.8.1799 Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
ref:898The Mid-eighteenth century navy from the perspective of captain Thomas Burnett and his peersAnne Byrne McLeodThesis
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TRN4The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IVWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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