Edward Pakenham

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1758CSORN
Last Known Service29.1.1789CSORN
Date of Death24.7.1798 - Bangka Strait, off SumatraBWAS-1714
Cause of DeathExplosion. Caused by a lightning strike?CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
17.7.1777 Lieutenant ADM 6/22/42CSORN
17.7.17776.8.1779Viper (10), Lieutenant and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/42
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 27.10.1779
ADM 6/22
9.4.1783 CommanderCSORN
9.4.17831785Zebra (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.178629.1.1789Merlin (18), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
22.11.1790 CaptainCSORN
179624.7.1798Resistance (22), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive

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