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 
9.17628.1763Princess 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
13.4.178012.1781Flora (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 WhiteCSORN
4.7.1794 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
11.1.1795 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
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

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