Sir Lawrence William Halstead

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service8.12.1781CSORN
FatherWilliam Anthony Halstead (1730-1778)ref:1006
Last Known Service4.6.1814CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
8.12.1781 Lieutenant ADM 6/22/381CSORN
12.4.17833.5.1783Ganges (74), Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/23/48ADM 6/23
3.5.1783 Ganges (74), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/23/62ADM 6/23
20.10.179019.11.1790Atalanta (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/150
Commission confirmed 16.12.1791
ADM 6/24
20.11.1790 Commander ADM 6/24/150ADM 6/24
31.5.1791 Captain ADM 6/24/153CSORN
31.5.17915.6.1792Crown (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/153BWAS-1714
14.4.179418.7.1794Hector (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/29BWAS-1714
18.7.17941.1795London (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/63BWAS-1714
2.179512.1795Venus (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
10.17956.1802Phoenix (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
2.9.1801 Action of 1801-09-02 
3.18057.1807Namur (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.11.1805 Battle of Cape Ortegal 
31.7.1810 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
12.8.1812 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
4.12.1813 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
4.6.1814 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
2.1.1815 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
18241827Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB
24.2.1837 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathTKE1


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:1006HALSTED/HALSTEAD One-Name Study Narratives Web Site
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
HJ-DBHistoric JamaicaFrank CundallBook

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