The Hon. George Clinton

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


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive

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