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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
19.4.177925.8.1779
Tortoise (26) 1777-1779
British 26 Gun
Unrated Armed Storeship
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/136
Issued by
Sir George CollierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1795
, North America
Confirmed 26.5.1780
ADM 6/22
25.8.1779 Captain ADM 6/21/95CSORN
25.8.177910.9.1779
Sphinx (20) 1775-1779
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/95
Issued by
John ByronBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1780
, North America
Confirmed 4.3.1780
BWAS-1714
13.3.178112.1.1782
Tartar (28) 1756-1797
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/261
BWAS-1714
5.8.1781 Battle of Dogger Bank 
12.12.1781 2nd Battle of Ushant 
12.1.178210.1782
Dolphin (44) 1781-1817
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/398
BWAS-1714
10.1783 
Mohawk (18) 1782-1783
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
10.5.17909.11.1791
Minerva (38) 1780-1803
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1798 Renamed "Pallas"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/26
BWAS-1793
9.11.17915.6.1792
Crown (64) 1782-1816
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/168
Confirmed 18.6.1792
ADM 6/24
6.2.179311.4.1794
Ardent (64) 1782-1794
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/204
BWAS-1714
12.4.179425.5.1795
Egmont (74) 1768-1799
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/31
ADM 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"




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