Sir Hyde Parker (5th Baronet of Melford Hall)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth25.2.1713/14 - Tredington, GloucestershireEWIKI
First Known Service16.1.1744/45EWIKI
Father Hyde Parker (d. 1726)ODNB
MotherMary, daughter of John ReevesODNB
WifeSarah Smithson - Married 1734ODNB
SonSir Hyde Parker (1739-1807)EWIKI
Last Known Service23.1.1778EWIKI
Date of Death1.1783TRN3
Cause of DeathDrownedEWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16.1.1744/45 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationODNB
16.1.1744/45 Lieutenant ADM 6/16/425CSORN
5.2.1746/475.4.1747Princess Mary (60), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/494
Issued by Thomas Griffin (1692-1771)
Commission confirmed 12.9.1749
ADM 6/17
24.3.1747/48 Captain ADM 6/17/488CSORN
24.3.1747/487.1749Lively (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/488BWAS-1714
12.11.175118.11.1752Vanguard (68), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/16BWAS-1714
13.2.175328.10.1755Cruizer (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/59BWAS-1714
28.10.175520.10.1757Squirrel (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/204BWAS-1714
20.10.175715.11.1759Brilliant (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/447BWAS-1714
3.7.1759 Bombardment of Le Havre 
15.11.175923.6.1760Norfolk (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/112BWAS-1714
23.6.176318.7.1763Grafton (68), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/37
Issued by Charles Steevens (1705-1761)
Commission confirmed 5.7.1764
ADM 6/20
9.5.17693.10.1770Romney (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
2.11.177623.1.1778Invincible (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/226BWAS-1714
23.1.1778 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/21/356CSORN
4.17781779Royal Oak (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
17798.1779Conqueror (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
29.3.1779 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
18.12.1779 Commanded the British Squadron at the Combat de la Martinique 
1.17806.1780Princess Royal (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 
15.5.1780 Action of 15th March 1780 
19.5.1780 Action of 19th March 1780 
26.9.1780 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1781 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North Searef:676
21.3.178131.5.1781Victory (100), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueW009
6.17811782Fortitude (74), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
5.8.1781 Commanded the British Fleet at the Battle of Dogger Bank 
1782 Succeeded as 5th Baronet of Melford HallEWIKI
1782 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — East IndiesEWIKI
5.17821.1783Cato (50), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
W009HMS VictoryUnknownWeb Site

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