Sir John West


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth28.7.1774 - Twickenham, MiddlesexCSORN
First Known Service27.7.1793CSORN
Grandfather Temple West (1713-1757)NBD1849
Last Known Service25.10.1858CSORN
Date of Death18.4.1862 - 99 Eaton Square, LondonCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
27.7.1793 LieutenantCSORN
1794 Royal George (100), LieutenantADM 171/8
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
7.9.1795 CommanderCSORN
11.17951.1797Diligence (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
15.11.1796 CaptainCSORN
17981799Tourterelle (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
9.180110.1801Utrecht (68), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.18071809Excellent (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
28.7.1809 Attack at Duino 
4.18101814Sultan (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
12.8.1819 Rear-AdmiralODNB
22.7.1830 Vice-AdmiralODNB
4.7.1840 Appointed 6th Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath of MaxweltonTKE1
23.11.1841 AdmiralODNB
16.4.184526.11.1847Queen (110), as Flag Officer, AdmiralW025
1847 Received the Naval General Service Medal with a clasp for the Defeat of the French Fleet, capture of six sail of the line and one sunk whilst serving on Royal George on 1794/06/01  ADM 171/8
25.10.1858 Admiral of the FleetODNB


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