Sir George Martin


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth17.1.1765DAR-1837
First Known Service1776DAR-1837
Father-in-LawJohn Albert Bentinck (1737-1775)ref:1128
WifeHarriet Elizabeth Bentinck (1770-1806) - Married 1804ref:1128
Last Known Service8.1814DAR-1837
Date of Death28.7.1847 - London DAR-1837

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1776 Entered the NavyDAR-1837
16.7.1780 Lieutenant ADM 6/22/356CSORN
6.11.1781 Commander ADM 6/23/192ADM 6/23
6.11.178117.3.1783Tobago (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/192
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1st Baronet of Bassingbourn) (1715-1811), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 21.2.1784
ADM 6/23
17.3.1783 Captain ADM 6/23/192CSORN
17.3.17833.4.1784Preston (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/192
Issued by Sir Joshua Rowley (1st Baronet Rowley) (1734-1790), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 21.2.1784
ODNB
16.6.178926.1.1791Porcupine (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/531ADM 6/23
26.1.179130.11.1791Porcupine (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/104ADM 6/24
30.11.179122.8.1792Porcupine (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/148ADM 6/24
12.3.17931795Magicienne (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/218ADM 6/24
6.17953.1798Irresistible (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerODNB
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 
14.2.1797 2nd Battle of Cape St Vincent 
26.4.1797 Action of 1797-04-26 
7.17981803Northumberland (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerODNB
18.2.1800 Capture of the Généreux 
3.18033.1804Colossus (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerODNB
1804 Glory (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerODNB
28.11.18049.11.1805Barfleur (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerODNB
22.7.1805 3rd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
18071808Queen (90), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
6.18071808Montagu (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
18081810Canopus (80), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
24.6.180926.6.1809Commanded the British Ships at the Operations in the Bay of Naples 
21.10.1809 Action of 1809-10-21 
25.10.1809 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
31.7.1810 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
6.18121813Impetueux (74), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
12.8.1812 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1813 Stately (64), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
12.18138.1814Rodney (74), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
4.6.1814 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
25.6.1814 Appointed 1st Knight Bachelor ExmouthTKE1
2.1.1815 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
8.6.1820 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathTKE1
18241827Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PortsmouthEWIKI
23.1.18334.1834Appointed Rear-Admiral of the United KingdomEWIKI
4.18349.11.1846Appointed Vice-Admiral of the United KingdomEWIKI
10.7.184728.7.1847Appointed Vice-Admiral of the United KingdomEWIKI

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
DAR-1837Dodsley's Anual Register - 1837 Digital Book
ref:1128University of Nottingham, Portland Collection: family biographies Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site

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