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Lord Molyneaux Shuldham (Baron Shuldham)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1717E-WIKI
First Known Service1.11.1732CSORN
A.K.A.SchuldhamRNLPC
FatherRev. Lemuel ShuldhamHPO
MotherElizabeth née MolyneuxHPO
WifeMrs Margaret Irene Harcourt née Sarney - Married 4.10.1790HPO
Last Known Service1.2.1793CSORN
Date of Death21.9.1798CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
25.1.1738/39 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/331RNLPC
31.8.1739 LieutenantCSORN
12.5.1744 CommanderADM 6/18
12.5.174419.10.1745
Blast (8) 1740-1745
British 8 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/109
Confirmed 31.5.1746
BWAS-1714
12.5.1746 CaptainCSORN
12.5.174620.12.1748
Sheerness (24) 1743-1768
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/104
BWAS-1714
27.12.174821.3.1748/49
Queenborough (24) 1747-1761
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/427
ADM 6/17
21.3.1748/4922.6.1752
Unicorn (24) 1748-1771
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/450
BWAS-1714
23.10.175411.3.1755
Seaford (20) 1754-1784
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/112
BWAS-1714
11.3.175511.3.1756
Warwick (60) 1733-1756
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/145
BWAS-1714
11.3.1756 Capture of the Warwick 
25.7.175814.7.1759
Panther (60) 1758-1813
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/528
BWAS-1714
16.1.175919.1.1759Attack on Martinique 
20.1.17591.5.1759Capture of Guadeloupe 
14.7.17598.1.1762
Raisonnable (64) 1758-1762
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/301
Issued by
Sir John MooreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1778
, Barbados
Confirmed 23.3.1760
BWAS-1714
7.1.176210.2.1762Operations against Martinique 
27.4.17621.5.1762
Marlborough (68) 1756-1762
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/404
ADM 6/19
1.5.17628.6.1762
Rochester (50) 1749-1770
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/538
Issued by
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
, East Indies
Confirmed 14.9.1763
ADM 6/19
8.6.176221.9.1763
Foudroyant (80) 1758-1787
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/546
Issued by
Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782

Confirmed 25.10.1763
BWAS-1714
1.12.17666.12.1769
Cornwall (74) 1761-1780
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/149
BWAS-1714
17.11.177014.2.1772
Royal Oak (74) 1769-1815
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1805 Renamed "Assistance"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/315
BWAS-1714
17721774Appointed Governor of NewfoundlandHPO
14.2.1772 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Newfoundland ADM 6/20/430ADM 6/20
14.2.177216.12.1774
Panther (60) 1758-1813
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Commodore ADM 6/20/430
BWAS-1714
10.10.17747.4.1784Elected a Member of Parliament for FoweyHPO
31.3.1775 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
9.17755.2.1776
Chatham (50) 1758-1814
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1810 Renamed "Tilbury"
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
29.9.17752.1776Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North America ADM 6/21/123ADM 6/21
7.12.1775 Vice-Admiral of the BlueADM 6/21
5.2.17766.9.1776
Chatham (50) 1758-1814
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1810 Renamed "Tilbury"
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
2.7.17764.7.1776Commander-in-Chief at the Staten Island Landings 
2.7.17764.7.1776Staten Island Landings 
31.7.1776 Appointed Baron ShuldhamE-WIKI
22.3.177710.9.1777Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Plymouth ADM 6/21/270ADM 6/21
10.9.1777 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Barbados & the Leeward Islands ADM 6/21/310ADM 6/21
29.1.1778 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
12.17781779
Foudroyant (80) 1758-1787
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
26.9.1780 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1782 
Dunkirk (60) 1754-1792
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1714
24.9.1787 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.2.1793 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN


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