The Hon. Henry St John


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1.6.1740ref:849
First Known Service11.8.1754ref:849
FatherJohn St. John, the 11th Lord Bletsoref:676
MotherElizabeth Crowleyref:676
WifeMary Schuylerref:676
Last Known Service29.5.1778ref:849
Date of Death17.4.1780 - Battle of MartiniqueBWAS-1714
Cause of DeathEnemy actionref:849

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
11.8.175411.8.1757Royal Naval Academy, Scholar ADM 107/5/279ADM 107/5
26.8.1760 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/279RNLPC
15.9.1760 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/196CSORN
28.1.1762 Commander ADM 6/19/383CSORN
28.1.176231.8.1762Hazard (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/383BWAS-1714
31.8.1762 Captain ADM 6/19/434CSORN
31.8.176212.4.1763Tartar (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/434BWAS-1714
28.4.176322.2.1768Garland (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/489BWAS-1714
11.1.177022.5.1771Edgar (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/267BWAS-1714
13.5.177114.1.1773Raisonable (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/375BWAS-1714
31.3.177529.5.1778Torbay (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/82BWAS-1714
15.1.177917.4.1780Intrepid (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/498BWAS-1714
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 


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Posted by Grant Sutton Schuyler on Tuesday 16th of April 2013 10:32

Hon. Henry St.John born 1st June 1740 Melchbourne, Bedfordshire, England; died 17 April 1780 Guardeloupe I have conducted considerable research into his life and family. Henry at the time of his death was Captain of the "Intrepid" a 74 gun ship with 500 men on board.

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