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John Child Purvis


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth13.3.1746/47 - Norfolk CSORN
First Known Service9.5.1760CSORN
Father
George PurvisBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1756-1773
E-WIKI
MotherMary OadhamE-WIKI
WifeElizabeth DicksonE-WIKI
Brother
Richard PurvisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1763-1790
E-WIKI
BrotherRichardE-WIKI
Last Known Service12.8.1812CSORN
Date of Death1825 - Lymington, Hampshire CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
9.5.17601761
Swan (14) 1745-1763
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Boy
ref:849
11.2.1778 LieutenantCSORN
9.4.1781 CommanderCSORN
9.4.17811.9.1782
Duc de Chartres (18) 1781-1784
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/302
Issued by
George DarbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1788
, English Channel
Confirmed 20.6.1781
BWAS-1714
1.9.1782 CaptainCSORN
1.9.178210.4.1783
Duc de Chartres (18) 1781-1784
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/549
BWAS-1714
28.1.179323.5.1793
Amphitrite (24) 1778-1794
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/198
BWAS-1714
3.4.17931797
Princess Royal (98) 1773-1807
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/226
BWAS-1714
14.3.1795 Action off Genoa 
13.7.1795 Battle of Hyeres 
12.179711.1799
London (90) 1766-1811
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
18014.1802
Royal George (100) 1788-1822
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
9.18035.1804
Dreadnought (98) 1801-1857
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
18051806
Chiffone (32) 1801-1814
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1793
10.6.1805 Action of 1805-06-10 
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
18061807
Minotaur (74) 1793-1810
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1793
15.8.18077.9.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen 
4.1808 
Atlas (74) 1804-1821
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1714
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
25.10.1809 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
31.7.1810 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
12.8.1812 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN


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