Sir Hyde Parker


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1739CSORN
First Known Service1751CSORN
FatherSir Hyde Parker (5th Baronet of Melford Hall) (1713/14-1783)ODNB
MotherSarah SmithsonODNB
WifeAnne BotelerODNB
WifeFrances Onslow (d.1844) - Married 23.12.1800ODNB
Last Known Service9.11.1805CSORN
Date of Death16.3.1807 - London ODNB

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17511752Service as a merchant seamanADM 107/5
7.11.1757 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/16ODNB
25.1.1758 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/477CSORN
20.11.175919.12.1759Norfolk (74), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/19/113ODNB
19.12.175923.6.1760Norfolk (74), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/19/119ODNB
11.7.176116.12.1762Lennox (74), Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/19/497
Issued by Charles Steevens (1705-1761)
Commission confirmed 16.5.1763
ODNB
6.6.176214.8.1762Manilla operations 
24.9.17626.10.1762Battle of Manilla 
16.12.1762 Commander ADM 6/20/45ADM 6/20
16.12.176218.7.1763Manilla (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/45
Issued by Sir Samuel Cornish (1st Baronet of Sharnbrook) (1715-1770), East Indies
Commission confirmed 18.8.1764
ODNB
18.7.1763 Captain ADM 6/20/44CSORN
18.7.176325.8.1764Baleine (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/45
Issued by Sir Samuel Cornish (1st Baronet of Sharnbrook) (1715-1770), East Indies
Commission confirmed 18.8.1764
BWAS-1714
29.11.17669.5.1769Hussar (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/148BWAS-1714
15.9.17709.7.1772Boston (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/468
Issued by Sir Samuel Hood (1st Viscount Hood of Whitley) (1724-1816)
Commission confirmed 2.12.1772
BWAS-1714
4.7.17754.10.1780Phoenix (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/101BWAS-1714
2.7.17764.7.1776Staten Island Landings 
22.7.1778 Encounter at Sandy Hook 
21.4.1779 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE2
19.2.178116.10.1781Latona (38), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/253BWAS-1714
5.8.1781 Battle of Dogger Bank 
16.10.17818.4.1783Goliath (74), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 18.11.1781 ADM 6/22/351BWAS-1714
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 
15.4.178322.5.1786Goliath (74), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 21.4.1783 ADM 6/23/50BWAS-1714
22.9.178721.2.1788Orion (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/414ADM 6/23
21.2.178810.5.1790Royal Charlotte (8), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/449BWAS-1714
10.5.179022.10.1790Brunswick (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/26BWAS-1714
22.10.179011.12.1790Formidable (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/81ADM 6/24
11.12.179023.3.1791Royal Charlotte (8), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/94ADM 6/24
23.3.17911.2.1793Victory (100), First Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/113ADM 6/24
1.2.1793 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/24/201CSORN
1.2.179323.4.1793Bedford (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
24.4.1793 Appointed First Captain ADM 6/24/235

To Samuel Hood

ADM 6/24
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/25/30CSORN
4.7.1794 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/55CSORN
1.3.179517.1.1796Saint George (98), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
14.3.1795 Action off Genoa 
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/25/179CSORN
13.7.1795 Battle of Hyeres 
1.17961797Britannia (100), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralBWAS-1714
28.6.179610.1800Queen (90), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
24.8.17961800Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Jamaica ADM 6/26/23ADM 6/26
14.2.1797 2nd Battle of Cape St Vincent 
14.2.1799 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
9.18001801Royal George (100), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
2.18016.1801Ardent (64), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
2.18011802London (90), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
2.4.1801 Commanded the Reserve at the Battle of Copenhagen 
2.4.1801 Commander-in-Chief at the Battle of Copenhagen 
23.4.1804 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
9.11.1805 Admiral of the RedCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ADM 107/5ADM 107/5 1757-1762 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
TKE2The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IIWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
ADM 6/26ADM 6/26 Commission and Warrant Book 1796 May-1798 Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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