John Holloway


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1747TRN3
First Known Service19.1.1770TRN3
Last Known Service19.7.1821TRN3
Date of Death1826TRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
19.1.1771 Lieutenant ADM 6/20/339ADM 6/20
7.1.1780 Commander ADM 6/22/145ADM 6/22
7.1.178017.1.1780Barbadoes (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/145
Issued by Sir Hyde Parker (5th Baronet of Melford Hall) (1713/14-1783), North America
Commission confirmed 27.6.1780
ADM 6/22
17.1.1780 Captain ADM 6/22/145CSORN
17.1.178017.8.1781Vengeance (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/145
Issued by Sir Hyde Parker (5th Baronet of Melford Hall) (1713/14-1783), North America
Commission confirmed 27.6.1780
BWAS-1714
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 
15.5.1780 Action of March 15 1780 
19.5.1780 Action of March 19 1780 
4.3.178217.6.1782Cambridge (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/417BWAS-1714
17.6.178220.12.1782Buffalo (30), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/481BWAS-1714
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 
19.12.178217.2.1783Vigilant (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/557BWAS-1714
14.7.178626.11.1789Solebay (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/346BWAS-1714
13.5.179018.1.1791Princess Royal (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/30BWAS-1714
18.1.17919.9.1791Britannia (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/102ADM 6/24
8.1.17937.1795Britannia (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/192BWAS-1714
14.3.1795 Action off Genoa 
13.7.1795 Battle of Hyeres 
5.17983.1799Saint George (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.17987.1798Ajax (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
14.2.1799 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
8.18001801Brakel (26), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
9.18001.1801Alkmaar (54), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
1.1.1801 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
12.180122.5.1802Gladiator (44), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
5.18036.1804Gladiator (44), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
1804 Utrecht (68), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1793
23.4.1804 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
9.11.1805 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
6.18061.1809Isis (50), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
5.18091810Antelope (50), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1793
25.10.1809 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
31.7.1810 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
19.7.1821 Admiral of the RedTRN3

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Bob Brooks on Thursday 31st of December 2015 15:41

OOPS -- TYPO. The date of Holloy's commission as Captain, Vengeance, 3d/74, is correctly 17 Jan 1780.


Posted by Bob Brooks on Thursday 31st of December 2015 15:31

He was promoted on the Leeward Islands station by RA Hyde Parker as (1) Commander, Barbadoes, Sloop, on 07 Jan 1780, then a fortnight later on 23 Jan 1783 as (2) Captain Vengeance, 3d/74; both commissions confirmed by Admiralty on 27 June 1780 [ADM 6/22,p.145]

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