The Hon. George Clinton


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1686 - Stourton Parva, Lincolnshire CSORN
First Known Service1709CSORN
FatherFrancis Clinton, 6th Earl of Lincoln (1635-1693)
MotherSusan Penniston
WifeAnne CarleHPO
DaughterLucy Mary [Roddam]HPO
DaughterDied in infancy
SonGeneral Sir Henry Clinton
SonDied in infancy
SonDied in infancy
DaughterDied in infancy
Last Known Service3.1757CSORN
Date of Death10.7.1761CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1709 Entered the NavyB051
22.11.1712 Lieutenant ADM 6/11/280ADM 6/11
25.6.1716 Captain ADM 6/12/72ADM 6/12
25.6.171629.3.1717Speedwell (42), Captain and Master and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/72B051
30.3.171721.6.1717Fox (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/100
Commission confirmed 21.6.1717
ADM 6/12
21.6.17178.2.1719/20Success (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/100ADM 6/12
9.2.1719/2024.11.1720Monck (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/193B051
31.1.1720/2114.3.1721/22Nottingham (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/232B051
15.3.1721/221.12.1727Colchester (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/13/31B051
26.7.172821.2.1728/29Sunderland (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/211BWAS-1714
17311737Appointed Governor of NewfoundlandHPO
4.2.1730/3117.4.1732Salisbury (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/66BWAS-1714
18.4.173214.4.1734Namur (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/105BWAS-1714
15.4.17346.4.1737Berwick (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/182BWAS-1714
7.4.1737 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean Sea ADM 6/15/57ADM 6/15
7.4.173728.2.1739/40Gloucester (50), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 9.4.1737 ADM 6/15/57BWAS-1714
28.2.1739/4015.9.1740Prince Frederick (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/250BWAS-1714
16.9.174028.1.1740/41Nassau (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/331ADM 6/15
29.1.1740/414.6.1741Barfleur (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/373ADM 6/15
9.17431753Appointed Governor of New YorkEWIKI
7.12.1743 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/16/246ADM 6/16
19.6.1744 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/16/325CSORN
23.4.1745 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/16/469ADM 6/16
15.7.1747 Admiral of the White ADM 6/17/246CSORN
175410.7.1761Elected a Member of Parliament for SaltashEWIKI
3.1757 Admiral of the FleetCSORN


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