Sir George Johnstone Hope

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth6.7.1767CSORN
First Known Service1781CSORN
FatherCharles Hope (d.1808)ref:676
MotherSusan Anne Sawyerref:676
BrotherHenry Hoperef:676
Last Known Service1815CSORN
Date of Death2.5.1818CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1781 Entered the Navy 
29.2.1788 Lieutenant ADM 6/23/460CSORN
3.6.17906.12.1790Egmont (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1.2.1792 Commander ADM 6/24/154ADM 6/24
1.2.17929.6.1792Racehorse (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/154ADM 6/24
9.6.179230.7.1793Bulldog (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/167BWAS-1714
8.179313.9.1793Eclair (18), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
13.9.1793 Captain ADM 6/24/297CSORN
13.9.179312.4.1794Leviathan (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/297ADM 6/24
8.17942.1798Romulus (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
14.3.1795 Action off Genoa 
9.17981800Alcmene (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
7.179912.1799Majestic (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
15.10.179917.10.1799Capture of Spanish Treasure Ships 
11.18009.1802Leda (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
27.5.180312.1805Defence (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerNAO
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 
3.18066.1807Theseus (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.8.1811 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
12.8.1812 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1813 Egmont (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
3.18131815Daphne (22), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
4.6.1814 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
2.1.1815 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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