Lord Edward Pellew (1st Earl Exmouth)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth9.4.1757 - Dover E-WIKI
First Known Service1776E-WIKI
Last Known Service4.6.1814E-WIKI
Date of Death23.1.1833 - Teignmouth E-WIKI

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1776 Carlton (12), MidshipmanBWAS-1714
9.1.1778 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/352CSORN
1.7.1780 Commander ADM 6/22/148CSORN
1.7.178024.1.1781Hazard (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/147BWAS-1714
4.3.178214.5.1782Pelican (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/417ADM 6/22
5.17829.1782Artois (40), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
31.5.1782 Captain ADM 6/22/475CSORN
31.5.17827.6.1782Suffolk (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/475ADM 6/22
9.17821783Artois (40), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
20.4.178626.8.1789Winchelsea (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/329BWAS-1714
20.5.17902.12.1791Salisbury (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/32ADM 6/24
11.1.179321.12.1793Nymphe (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/193BWAS-1714
17.6.1793 Nymphe vs Cleopatre 
28.6.1793 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE2
21.12.17934.1795Arethusa (38), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/292BWAS-1714
23.4.1794 Action of 1794-04-23 
23.8.1794 Destruction of the Volontaire 
21.10.1794 Capture of the Révolutionnaire 
12.17951799Indefatigable (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
20.4.1796 Action of 1796-04-20 
14.1.1797 Chase of the Droits de l'Homme 
3.17994.1802Impetueux (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1.6.18006.6.1800Operation in Quiberon Bay 
25.8.180026.8.1800Attack on Ferrol 
3.18035.1804Tonnant (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.9.1803 Action of 1803-09-02 
18041809Appointed Commander-in-Chief — East IndiesE-WIKI
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
6.18041807Culloden (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
28.4.1808 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
18101811Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North Searef:676
6.18101811Christian VII (80), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
31.7.1810 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
18111814Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean SeaE-WIKI
6.18117.1811Caledonia (120), as Flag Officer, AdmiralBWAS-1793
4.6.1814 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
2.1.1815 Appointed Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
27.8.1816 Commanded the British Squadron at the Bombardment of Algiers 
10.12.1816 Appointed 1st Earl ExmouthE-WIKI
15.2.183223.1.1833Appointed Vice-Admiral of the United KingdomE-WIKI

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Tuesday 31st of December 2013 22:54

1782 spring Pellew commanded the sloop Pelican taking a French privateer Lugger 4 x 4 pounders off Plymouth
Ref: Commander by Stephen Taylor

Posted by Tim Oakley on Tuesday 31st of December 2013 09:55

Edward Pellew, pursers servant [boy] 1770 - 1771 aboard Juno.
ships boy then AB aboard Alarm both under Captain Stott from Aug 1772
Ref: Commander by Stephen Taylor

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