Sir John Jervis (Viscount St Vincent)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth9.1.1734/35E-WIKI
First Known Service6.1.1748/49E-WIKI
FatherSwynfen Jervis (1700–1771)ODNB
MotherElizabeth Parker (1700–1770)ODNB
WifeMartha Parker - Married 5.6.1783HPO
Last Known Service6.7.1806E-WIKI
Date of Death14.3.1823E-WIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
22.1.1755 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/289ODNB
19.2.1755 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/139CSORN
15.5.1759 Commander ADM 6/19/119CSORN
15.5.175911.2.1760Scorpion (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/119
Issued by Charles Saunders (1713-1775)
Commission confirmed 19.12.1759
BWAS-1714
22.5.176013.10.1760Albany (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/167BWAS-1714
13.10.1760 Captain ADM 6/19/203CSORN
13.10.176011.3.1763Gosport (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/203BWAS-1714
21.2.176929.6.1772Alarm (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/228BWAS-1714
8.5.177531.8.1775Kent (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/92BWAS-1714
9.8.17755.8.1778Foudroyant (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/111BWAS-1714
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
22.7.177926.12.1782Foudroyant (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerE-WIKI
21.4.1782 Pégase vs Foudroyant 
29.5.1782 Appointed Companion of the Order of the BathTKE1
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 
26.12.178214.1.1783Salisbury (50), as Flag Officer, Commodore ADM 6/22/565ADM 6/22
31.1.17835.4.1784Elected a Member of Parliament for LauncestonHPO
3.4.178418.6.1790Elected a Member of Parliament for Great YarmouthHPO
24.9.1787 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/23/417CSORN
24.9.178711.1787Carnatic (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
18.6.1790 Appointed First Captain ADM 6/24/41

to Admiral Barrington

ADM 6/24
19.6.17901.1794Elected a Member of Parliament for Chipping WycombeHPO
6.8.17908.12.1790Prince (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
21.9.1790 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/24/68CSORN
1.2.1793 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/24/201CSORN
24.9.1793 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Barbados & the Leeward Islands ADM 6/24/269ADM 6/24
5.11.17931.5.1795Boyne (98), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
12.4.1794 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/30CSORN
1.6.1795 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/178CSORN
2.10.17951799Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean Sea ADM 6/25/220ADM 6/25
3.12.179530.3.1797Victory (100), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueW009
14.2.1797 Commander-in-Chief at the 2nd Battle of Cape St Vincent 
14.2.1797 2nd Battle of Cape St Vincent 
6.17976.1799Ville de Paris (110), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
23.6.1797 Appointed 1st Earl St. VincentHPO
14.2.1799 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
18001803Appointed Commander-in-Chief — English ChannelE-WIKI
4.18004.1801Ville de Paris (110), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
1801 Appointed Viscount St VincentE-WIKI
19.2.180115.5.1804Appointed First Lord of the AdmiraltyOHMB4
20.2.180114.3.1823Appointed Privy CounsellorE-WIKI
29.4.18027.1802Robust (74), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
9.11.1805 Admiral of the RedCSORN
18061807Appointed Commander-in-Chief — English ChannelE-WIKI
17.2.18066.7.1806Hibernia (110), as Flag Officer, AdmiralBWAS-1793
2.1.1815 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathTKE1


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