Robert Manners Sutton


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service7.6.1776CSORN
Last Known Service25.5.1795CSORN
Date of Death11.4.1794 - Off CorsicaB081

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
7.6.1776 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/194CSORN
19.4.1779 Commander ADM 6/22/136ADM 6/22
19.4.177925.8.1779Tortoise (26), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/136
Issued by Sir George Collier (1738-1795), North America
Commission confirmed 26.5.1780
ADM 6/22
25.8.1779 Captain ADM 6/21/95CSORN
25.8.177910.9.1779Sphinx (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/95
Issued by John Byron (1723-1786), North America
Commission confirmed 4.3.1780
BWAS-1714
13.3.178112.1.1782Tartar (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/261BWAS-1714
5.8.1781 Battle of Dogger Bank 
12.12.1781 2nd Battle of Ushant 
12.1.178210.1782Dolphin (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/398BWAS-1714
10.1783 Mohawk (18), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
10.5.17909.11.1791Minerva (38), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/26BWAS-1793
9.11.17915.6.1792Crown (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/168
Commission confirmed 18.6.1792
ADM 6/24
6.2.179311.4.1794Ardent (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/204BWAS-1714
12.4.179425.5.1795Egmont (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/31ADM 6/25
14.3.1795 Action off Genoa 

Notes on Officer


Commission as Commander of the TortoiseADM 6/22

There is a note against the entry in ADM 6/22/136:

"26. Dec. 1783 Comm never taken up"



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
B081Narrative of Shipwrecks of the Royal Navy 1793 - 1849William O S GillyBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
ADM 6/25ADM 6/25 Commission and Warrant Book 1794-1796 Apr.  Archive

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