William Peere Williams

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth6.1.1740/41 - PeterboroughTRN3
First Known Service8.1759TRN3
FatherFrederick Williams, DD (d.1746)ref:1220
MotherMary Claveringref:1220
WifeHenrietta Wilts (d.1819) - Married 20.6.1771EWIKI
SonFrederick Peere (1780-1798)ref:1220
SonWilliam Peere (d.1830)ref:1220
Last Known Service28.5.1830TRN3
Date of Death10.2.1832 - Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire TRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
8.17599.1762Magnanime (74), MidshipmanEWIKI
20.11.1759 Battle of Quiberon Bay 
9.176223.1.1763Princess Amelia (80), MidshipmanEWIKI
8.176318.9.1764Romney (44), MidshipmanEWIKI
18.9.1764 Lieutenant ADM 6/20/62CSORN
26.5.1768 Commander ADM 6/20/204CSORN
26.5.176810.1.1771Thunder (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/204ADM 6/20
10.1.1771 Captain ADM 6/20/333CSORN
10.1.177121.3.1771Renown (30), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/333ADM 6/20
21.3.177111.10.1773Active (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/360BWAS-1714
11.10.17736.12.1773Lively (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/14
Issued by John Montagu (1719-1795)
Commission confirmed 8.2.1774
ADM 6/21
10.3.177718.9.1778Venus (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/263BWAS-1714
11.8.1778 Howe's encounter with d'Estaing 
18.9.177827.9.1778Brune (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/566
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 9.6.1779
1.7.177931.12.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM104
13.4.178015.11.1781Flora (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/114BWAS-1714
10.8.1780 Flora vs Nymphe 
30.5.1781 Action of 1781-05-30 
19.6.1781 Action of 1781-06-19 
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/31CSORN
4.7.1794 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/25/55CSORN
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/179ADM 6/25
14.2.1799 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
9.11.1805 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
25.10.1809 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
25.10.1809 Admiral of the RedTRN3
28.5.1830 Admiral of the FleetTRN3


TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
ref:1220La Renommée 1744David StockmanWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
ADM104ADM 104 Officers entitled to Half Pay Document
ADM 6/25ADM 6/25 Commission and Warrant Book 1794-1796 Apr.  Archive

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