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Lord Edward Pellew (1st Earl Exmouth)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth9.4.1757 - Dover E-WIKI
Baptism19.4.1757 - Saint Mary The Virgin, Dover E-WIKI
First Known Service1776E-WIKI
Father
Samuel PellewBritish
Merchant Sailor
Service 1759-1765
E-WIKI
MotherConstantia Langford (1728-1812)ref:719
WifeSusannah Frowde (1756–1837) - Married 28.5.1783 - East Knoyle, Wiltshire ref:719
Son
Fleetwood Broughton Reynolds PellewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1822
ref:719
Brother
Sir Israel PellewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1814
ref:719
SisterJane Constantia (1763-?)ref:719
Last Known Service4.6.1814E-WIKI
Date of Death23.1.1833 - Teignmouth E-WIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1776 
Carlton (12) 1776-1785
British 12 Gun
Unrated Schooner
, Midshipman
BWAS-1714
9.1.1778 LieutenantCSORN
1.7.1780 CommanderCSORN
1.7.178024.1.1781
Hazard (8) 1749-1783
British 8 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/147
BWAS-1714
4.3.178214.5.1782
Pelican (18) 1781-1783
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/417
ADM 6/22
5.17829.1782
Artois (40) 1780-1786
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
31.5.1782 CaptainCSORN
31.5.17827.6.1782
Suffolk (74) 1765-1803
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/475
ADM 6/22
9.17821783
Artois (40) 1780-1786
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
20.4.178626.8.1789
Winchelsea (32) 1764-1814
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/329
BWAS-1714
20.5.17902.12.1791
Salisbury (50) 1769-1796
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/32
ADM 6/24
11.1.179321.12.1793
Nymphe (36) 1780-1810
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/193
BWAS-1714
18.6.1793 Nymphe vs Cléopâtre 
28.6.1793 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE2
21.12.17934.1795
Arethusa (38) 1781-1814
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/292
BWAS-1714
23.4.1794 Action of 1794-04-23 
23.8.1794 Destruction of the Volontaire 
21.10.1794 Capture of the Révolutionnaire 
12.17951799
Indefatigable (38) 1784-1816
British 38 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
20.4.1796 Action of 1796-04-20 
14.1.1797 Chase of the Droits de l'Homme 
3.17994.1802
Impetueux (74) 1794-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1795 Renamed "Impetueux"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
1.6.18006.6.1800Operation in Quiberon Bay 
25.8.180026.8.1800Attack on Ferrol 
3.18035.1804
Tonnant (80) 1798-1821
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
2.9.1803 Action of 1803-09-02 
18041809Appointed Commander-in-Chief — East IndiesE-WIKI
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
6.18041807
Culloden (74) 1783-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
28.4.1808 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
18101811Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North Searef:676
6.18101811
Christian VII (80) 1807-1838
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1793
31.7.1810 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
18111814Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean SeaE-WIKI
6.18117.1811
Caledonia (120) 1808-1875
British 120 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1856 Renamed "Dreadnought"
, as Flag Officer, Admiral
BWAS-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


Previous comments on this page

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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