Edward Pakenham


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1758CSORN
Last Known Service22.11.1790CSORN
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 Commander ADM 6/23/112CSORN
9.4.178316.3.1786Zebra (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/112
Issued by Hugh Pigot (1722-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 15.8.1783
BWAS-1714
16.3.178629.1.1789Merlin (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/320BWAS-1714
22.11.1790 Captain ADM 6/24/88CSORN
22.11.1790 Trident (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/88ADM 6/24
27.6.179324.7.1798Resistance (22), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/250BWAS-1714

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb 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
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive

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