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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 Lieutenant ADM 6/22/356CSORN
6.11.1781 Commander ADM 6/23/192ADM 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 Captain ADM 6/23/192CSORN
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
16.6.178926.1.1791
Porcupine (24) 1777-1805
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Post Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/531
ADM 6/23
26.1.179130.11.1791
Porcupine (24) 1777-1805
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Post Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/104
ADM 6/24
30.11.179122.8.1792
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 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 — 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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