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Sir Joshua Rowley (1st Baronet Rowley)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth5.1734 - Dublin TRN3
First Known Service1747TRN3
Father
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
ODNB
MotherArabella Dawson (d.1784)ODNB
SonWilliam Rowley (1761–1832), 2nd BaronetODNB
Son-in-Law
Sir Charles Cotton (5th Baronet)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1772-1810
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Son
Bartholomew Samuel RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1811
ODNB
Son
Sir Charles Rowley (Baronet of Hill House)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1825
ODNB
Last Known Service24.9.1787TRN3
Date of Death26.2.1790 - Tendring Hall, Suffolk CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
2.7.1747 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/305CSORN
16.1.17534.12.1753
Raven (10) 1745-1763
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/56
BWAS-1714
23.1.1753 Commander ADM 6/18/56ADM 6/18
4.12.1753 Captain ADM 6/18/83CSORN
4.12.175322.3.1755
Rye (20) 1746-1763
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/83
BWAS-1714
22.3.175523.1.1756
Ambuscade (40) 1746-1762
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/148
BWAS-1714
24.1.175621.9.1757
Harwich (50) 1743-1760
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/229
BWAS-1714
21.9.175711.9.1758
Montagu (60) 1757-1774
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/439
BWAS-1714
28.2.1758 Battle of Cartagena 
28.11.17602.3.1763
Superb (74) 1760-1783
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/213
BWAS-1714
29.10.17768.12.1778
Monarch (74) 1765-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/225
BWAS-1714
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
12.177829.3.1779
Suffolk (74) 1765-1803
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Commodore
BWAS-1714
19.3.1779 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/21/524CSORN
29.3.177917.1.1780
Suffolk (74) 1765-1803
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
21.12.177922.12.1779Action of 1779-12-21 
3.17801781
Conqueror (74) 1773-1794
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 
15.5.1780 Action of March 15 1780 
19.5.1780 Action of March 19 1780 
5.6.178027.7.1781
Princess Royal (98) 1773-1807
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
26.9.1780 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/22/177CSORN
19.7.17811783Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Jamaica ADM 6/22/314ADM 6/22
17827.1782
Ramillies (74) 1763-1782
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1714
10.17827.1783
London (90) 1766-1811
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1714
17.10.1782 Action of 1782-10-17 
18.10.1782 Action of 18 October 1782 
27.6.1786 Created 1st Baronet RowleyODNB
24.9.1787 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/23/416CSORN


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Posted by Brian on Sunday 31st of January 2016 00:45

1790, Feb. 26 - At Tendring-hall, Suffolk, age 58, Sir Joshua Rowley, bart. vice admiral of the white. The title descends to his eldest son, now Sir William R. late a Captain in the guards.

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