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Sir Thomas Byam Martin


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth25.7.1773 - Ashtead House, SurreyODNB
First Known Service8.1785ODNB
Father
Sir Henry Martin (Baronet Martin of Lockynge)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1780
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Father-in-Law
Robert FanshaweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1790
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MotherEliza Anne Gillman, née ParkerODNB
WifeCatherine FanshaweODNB
Son
Sir William Fanshawe Martin (4th Baronet)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1824-1863
ODNB
SonLieut-Colonel Robert Fanshawe Martin (d.1846)ODNB
Son
Sir Henry Byam MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1816-1864
ODNB
Last Known Service13.10.1849ODNB
Date of Death25.10.1854 - The admiral-superintendent's house in PortsmouthODNB

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1780 Entered on the books of the CanadaODNB
1782 Entered on the books of the FoudroyantODNB
1783 Entered on the books of the OrpheusODNB
8.1785 Entered the Royal Naval CollegeODNB
11.8.17851786
Royal Naval Academy 1733-1837
British Shore1806 Renamed "Royal Navy College"
, Scholar ADM 6/23/294
ADM 6/23
4.17863.1788
Pegasus (28) 1779-1816
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain's Servant
ODNB
3.17881790
Andromeda (32) 1784-1808
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman
ODNB
1790 
Southampton (32) 1757-1812
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman
ODNB
22.10.179010.12.1790
Canada (76) 1765-1834
British 76 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/24/81
ADM 6/24
22.11.1790 Lieutenant ADM 6/24/81CSORN
17911792
Inconstant (36) 1783-1817
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Lieutenant
ODNB
17921793
Juno (32) 1780-1811
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Lieutenant
ODNB
22.5.1793 Commander ADM 6/25/38ADM 6/25
22.5.17935.11.1793
Tisiphone (16) 1781-1816
British 16 Gun
Unrated Fireship
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/38
Confirmed 1.5.1794
ODNB
5.11.1793 Captain ADM 6/25/43CSORN
5.11.179312.1794
Modeste (36) 1793-1814
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/43
Confirmed 20.5.1794
ADM 6/25
4.179512.1796
Santa Margarita (36) 1779-1836
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
8.6.1796 Action of 1796-06-08 
1.179712.1797
Tamar (38) 1796-1810
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
1798 Married Catherine (3 sons, 3 daughters)ODNB
17981799
Dictator (64) 1783-1817
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
7.179810.1801
Fisgard (44) 1797-1814
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
1.6.18006.6.1800Operation in Quiberon Bay 
7.18031805
Impetueux (74) 1794-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1795 Renamed "Impetueux"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
4.18077.1807
Prince of Wales (98) 1794-1822
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
1.18081.1809
Implacable (74) 1805-1949
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1943 Renamed "Foudroyant"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
25.8.180826.8.1808Capture of the Vsevolod 
1.8.1811 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
18121813
Aboukir (74) 1807-1838
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1793
12.8.1812 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
6.18141815
Prince Frederick (32) 1796-1817
British 32 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1793
4.6.1814 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
2.1.1815 Appointed Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathODNB
11.11.181524.2.1816Appointed Deputy Comptroller of the NavyODNB
24.2.18162.11.1831Appointed Comptroller of the NavyOHMB7
3.3.1830 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathODNB
5.5.184710.8.1847Appointed Rear-Admiral of the United KingdomE-WIKI
10.8.184721.10.1854Appointed Vice-Admiral of the United KingdomE-WIKI
13.10.1849 Admiral of the FleetODNB


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