John Whitby


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1791CSORN
Last Known Service1805CSORN
Date of Death1806CSORN
Will Probated17.12.1806, PROB 11/1453/161

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1791 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
28.12.1792 Commander ADM 6/24/284ADM 6/24
28.12.179220.4.1793Dispatch, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/284ADM 6/24
20.4.1793 Captain ADM 6/24/286CSORN
20.4.179326.5.1794Minerva (38), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/286
Commission confirmed 28.11.1793
BWAS-1793
27.5.179410.1794Excellent (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/45BWAS-1714
8.17941.1795Caesar (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
3.17951796Royal Sovereign (100), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
16.6.179517.6.1795First Battle of Groix 
8.179512.1795Spanker (24), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
5.17993.1801Severn (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.18041805Ville de Paris (110), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by Barry Jolly on Thursday 15th of February 2018 11:24

Promoted to Post Captain 23 4 1793 and took command of Minerva on that date. This shoudl be cross-checked with Minerva and Captain Sutton.

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