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John Henry


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth28.9.1731 - Anglesey TRN3
First Known Service1744TRN3
Last Known Service12.8.1812TRN3
Date of Death6.8.1829 - RolvendenTRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1744 Entered the navyHCA26
27.4.1757 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/98CSORN
16.4.1777 Commander ADM 6/21/491CSORN
16.4.177722.11.1777
Vigilant (22) 1777-1780
British 22 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/491
Issued by
Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
, North America
Confirmed 23.12.1778
ADM 6/21
22.11.1777 Captain ADM 6/22/186CSORN
22.11.177715.5.1780
Fowey (24) 1749-1781
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/186
Issued by
Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
, North America
Confirmed 26.10.1780
BWAS-1714
9.9.177918.10.1779Siege of Savannah 
16.5.17806.12.1780
Providence (32) 1780-1784
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/265
Issued by
Marriot ArbuthnotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1793
, North America
Confirmed 26.3.1781
BWAS-1714
6.12.17804.8.1784
Renown (50) 1774-1794
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/205
BWAS-1714
12.12.1781 2nd Battle of Ushant 
12.12.1781 Action of 1781-12-12 
26.4.17933.5.1794
Irresistible (74) 1782-1806
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 3.5.1793 ADM 6/24/233
BWAS-1714
4.1.17944.6.1794Operations against San Domingo 
23.10.1794 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/99CSORN
1.6.1795 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/25/179CSORN
14.2.1799 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1.1.1801 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
23.4.1804 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
28.4.1808 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
12.8.1812 Admiral of the RedCSORN


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