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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 Examination ADM 6/91/271/272RNLPC
28.12.1792 Commander ADM 6/24/284ADM 6/24
28.12.179220.4.1793
Dispatch 1790-1801
British Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/284
ADM 6/24
20.4.1793 Captain ADM 6/24/286CSORN
20.4.179326.5.1794
Minerva (38) 1780-1803
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1798 Renamed "Pallas"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/286
Confirmed 28.11.1793
BWAS-1793
27.5.179410.1794
Excellent (74) 1787-1835
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/45
BWAS-1714
8.17941.1795
Caesar (80) 1793-1821
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
3.17951796
Royal Sovereign (100) 1786-1841
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1825 Renamed "Captain"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
16.6.179517.6.1795First Battle of Groix 
8.179512.1795
Spanker (24) 1794-1810
British 24 Gun
Other Floating Battery
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
5.17993.1801
Severn (44) 1786-1804
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
3.18041805
Ville de Paris (110) 1795-1845
British 110 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793


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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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