Lord Molyneaux Shuldham (Baron Shuldham)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1717EWIKI
First Known Service1738CSORN
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
1738 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
31.8.1739 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/218CSORN
12.5.1744 Commander ADM 6/17/109ADM 6/18
12.5.174419.10.1745Blast (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/109
Commission confirmed 31.5.1746
BWAS-1714
12.5.1746 Captain ADM 6/17/104CSORN
12.5.174620.12.1748Sheerness (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/104BWAS-1714
27.12.174821.3.1748/49Queenborough (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/427ADM 6/17
21.3.1748/4910.1.1753Unicorn (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/450BWAS-1714
23.10.175411.3.1755Seaford (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/112BWAS-1714
25.7.175814.7.1759Panther (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/528BWAS-1714
16.1.175919.1.1759Attack on Martinique 
20.1.17591.5.1759Capture of Guadeloupe 
14.7.17597.1.1762Raisonnable (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/301
Issued by Sir John Moore (1717/18-1779)
Commission confirmed 23.3.1760
BWAS-1714
7.1.176210.2.1762Operations against Martinique 
27.4.17621.5.1762Marlborough (68), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/404ADM 6/19
1.5.17628.6.1762Rochester (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/538
Issued by George Pocock (1705/6-1792), East Indies
Commission confirmed 14.9.1763
ADM 6/19
8.6.176221.9.1763Foudroyant (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/546
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792)
Commission confirmed 25.10.1763
BWAS-1714
1.12.17666.12.1769Cornwall (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/149BWAS-1714
17.11.177014.2.1772Royal Oak (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/315BWAS-1714
17721774Appointed Governor of NewfoundlandHPO
14.2.1772 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Newfoundland ADM 6/20/430ADM 6/20
14.2.177212.1774Panther (60), as Flag Officer, Commodore ADM 6/20/430BWAS-1714
10.10.17747.4.1784Elected a Member of Parliament for FoweyHPO
31.3.1775 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/21/83CSORN
9.17755.2.1776Chatham (50), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
29.9.17752.1776Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North America ADM 6/21/123ADM 6/21
7.12.1775 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/21/155ADM 6/21
5.2.17766.9.1776Chatham (50), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-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 ShuldhamEWIKI
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 White ADM 6/21/359CSORN
12.17781779Foudroyant (80), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
26.9.1780 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/22/175CSORN
1782 Dunkirk (60), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
24.9.1787 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.2.1793 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive

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