Sir Thomas Byam Martin

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth25.7.1773 - Ashtead House, SurreyODNB
First Known Service8.1785ODNB
FatherSir Henry Martin (Baronet Martin of Lockynge) (1733-1794)ref:898
Father-in-LawRobert Fanshawe (1740-1823)ref:676
MotherEliza Anne Gillman, née ParkerODNB
WifeCatherine FanshaweODNB
SonSir Henry Byam Martin (1803-1865)ODNB
SonSir William Fanshawe Martin (4th Baronet) (1801-1895)ODNB
SonLieut-Colonel Robert Fanshawe Martin (d.1846)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
11.8.17851786Royal Naval Academy, Scholar ADM 6/23/294ADM 6/23
4.17863.1788Pegasus (28), Captain's ServantODNB
3.17881790Andromeda (32), MidshipmanODNB
1790 Southampton (32), MidshipmanODNB
22.11.1790 LieutenantCSORN
22.11.179010.12.1790Canada (76), LieutenantODNB
17911792Inconstant (36), LieutenantODNB
17921793Juno (32), LieutenantODNB
22.5.1793 Commander ADM 6/25/38ADM 6/25
22.5.17935.11.1793Tisiphone (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/38
Commission confirmed 1.5.1794
5.11.1793 Captain ADM 6/25/43CSORN
5.11.179312.1794Modeste (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/43
Commission confirmed 20.5.1794
ADM 6/25
4.179512.1796Santa Margarita (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.6.1796 Action of 1796-06-08 
1.179712.1797Tamar (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1798 Married Catherine (3 sons, 3 daughters)ODNB
17981799Dictator (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
7.179810.1801Fisgard (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1.6.18006.6.1800Operation in Quiberon Bay 
7.18031805Impetueux (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
4.18077.1807Prince of Wales (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1.18081.1809Implacable (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
25.8.180826.8.1808Capture of the Vsevolod 
1.8.1811 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
18121813Aboukir (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
12.8.1812 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
6.18141815Prince Frederick (32), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-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 Controller 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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