John Pakenham

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1743TRN3
First Known Service1765TRN3
A.K.A.John PackenhamBWAS-1714
Last Known Service9.11.1805TRN3
Date of Death2.12.1807 - Lowestoft TRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1765 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
17.6.1769 Lieutenant ADM 6/20/288CSORN
17.6.176910.2.1770Earl of Northampton, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/288
Issued by William Parry (c.1699-1779)
Commission confirmed 24.8.1770
ADM 6/20
1.4.1779 Commander ADM 6/22/70CSORN
1.4.177921.10.1779Porcupine (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/70
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1715-1811), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 24.12.1779
15.9.177920.10.1779Capture of Omoa 
1.1.1780 Captain ADM 6/22/74CSORN
1.1.178013.8.1782Camel (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/74BWAS-1714
18.9.178330.9.1786Janus (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/140BWAS-1714
1785 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB
8.17941797Gibraltar (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
13.7.1795 Battle of Hyeres 
7.17984.1799Ajax (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
14.2.1799 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1.1.1801 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
23.4.1804 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
9.11.1805 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN


TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ref:822PLA/P/9/2 Royal Navy Records Web Site
HJ-DBHistoric JamaicaFrank CundallBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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