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Sir George Martin


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth17.1.1765DAR-1837
First Known Service1776DAR-1837
Father-in-Law
John Albert BentinckBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1773
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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 LieutenantCSORN
6.11.1781 CommanderADM 6/23
6.11.178117.3.1783
Tobago (16) 1781-1783
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/192
Issued by
Sir Peter Parker (1st Baronet of Bassingbourn)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
, Jamaica
Confirmed 21.2.1784
ADM 6/23
17.3.1783 CaptainCSORN
17.3.17833.4.1784
Preston (50) 1757-1815
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/192
Issued by
Sir Joshua Rowley (1st Baronet Rowley)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1787
, Jamaica
Confirmed 21.2.1784
ODNB
16.6.178925.1.1791
Porcupine (24) 1777-1805
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Post Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/531
ADM 6/23
26.1.179129.11.1791
Porcupine (24) 1777-1805
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Post Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/104
ADM 6/24
30.11.179121.8.1792
Porcupine (24) 1777-1805
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Post Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/148
ADM 6/24
12.3.17931795
Magicienne (32) 1781-1810
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/218
ADM 6/24
6.17953.1798
Irresistible (74) 1782-1806
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
ODNB
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 
14.2.1797 2nd Battle of Cape St Vincent 
26.4.1797 Action of 1797-04-26 
7.17981803
Northumberland (74) 1798-1850
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
ODNB
18.2.1800 Capture of the Généreux 
3.18033.1804
Colossus (74) 1803-1826
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
ODNB
1804 
Glory (98) 1788-1825
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
ODNB
28.11.18049.11.1805
Barfleur (98) 1768-1819
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
ODNB
22.7.1805 3rd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
18071808
Queen (90) 1769-1811
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
6.18071808
Montagu (74) 1779-1818
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
18081810
Canopus (80) 1798-1887
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-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
6.18121813
Impetueux (74) 1794-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1795 Renamed "Impetueux"
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1793
12.8.1812 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1813 
Stately (64) 1784-1814
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
12.18138.1814
Rodney (74) 1809-1836
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1828 Renamed "Greenwich"
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the White
BWAS-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 Order of the BathTKE1
8.6.1820 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE1
18241827Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PortsmouthE-WIKI
23.1.18334.1834Appointed Rear-Admiral of the United KingdomE-WIKI
4.18349.11.1846Appointed Vice-Admiral of the United KingdomE-WIKI
10.7.184728.7.1847Appointed Vice-Admiral of the United KingdomE-WIKI


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