Sir Richard Goodwin Keats


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth16.1.1757CSORN
First Known Service7.4.1777CSORN
NephewWilliam KeatsNBD1849
Last Known Service1825CSORN
Date of Death5.4.1834

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
7.4.1777 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/274CSORN
18.1.1782 Commander ADM 6/23/148CSORN
18.1.17821.8.1782Rhinoceros (34), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/148
Issued by Robert Digby (1732-1815), North America
Commission confirmed 4.10.1783
BWAS-1714
1.8.17823.1.1785Bonetta (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/262
Issued by Robert Digby (1732-1815), North America
Commission confirmed 19.1.1785
BWAS-1714
24.6.1789 Captain ADM 6/23/532CSORN
24.6.1789 Royal George (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/532ADM 6/23
22.10.178914.2.1791Southampton (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/7BWAS-1714
29.8.17915.4.1793Niger (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/130BWAS-1714
5.4.179324.5.1794London (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/226BWAS-1714
24.5.17941.1795Galatea (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/44BWAS-1793
21.10.1794 Capture of the Révolutionnaire 
2.17957.1797Galatea (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
20.3.1796 Action off Pointe du Raz 
22.8.179623.8.1796Destruction of the Andromaque 
6.17973.1801Boadicea (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.7.1799 Attack on Aix Roads 
18017.1806Superb (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
12.7.1801 The Gut of Gibraltar 
6.2.1806 Action of San Domingo 
7.18062.10.1807Superb (74), Commodore and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
18071809Ganges (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
15.8.18077.9.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen 
2.10.1807 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
2.10.18071811Superb (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
15.10.1808 Appointed Companion of the Knight Companion of the Order of the BathTKE1
25.10.1809 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
12.18091811Superb (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
181010.1811Implacable (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1793
31.7.1810 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
8.18101812Milford (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1793
1.8.1811 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
3.18131814Bellerophon (74), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
4.6.1814 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
2.1.1815 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathTKE1
3.181512.1815Salisbury (50), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
1825 AdmiralNBD1849

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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