John Child Purvis


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Place of BirthStepney, Middlesex CSORN
First Known Service9.5.1760CSORN
Last Known Service12.8.1812CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
9.5.17601761Swan (14), Boyref:849
11.2.1778 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/365CSORN
9.4.1781 Commander ADM 6/22/302CSORN
9.4.17811.9.1782Duc de Chartres (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/302
Issued by George Darby (c.1720-1790), English Channel
Commission confirmed 20.6.1781
BWAS-1714
1.9.1782 Captain ADM 6/22/549CSORN
1.9.178210.4.1783Duc de Chartres (18), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/549BWAS-1714
28.1.179323.5.1793Amphitrite (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/198BWAS-1714
3.4.17931797Princess Royal (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/226BWAS-1714
14.3.1795 Action off Genoa 
13.7.1795 Battle of Hyeres 
12.179711.1799London (90), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
18014.1802Royal George (100), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
9.18035.1804Dreadnought (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
18051806Chiffone (32), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
10.6.1805 Action of 1805-06-10 
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
18061807Minotaur (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
15.8.18077.9.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen 
4.1808 Atlas (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-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

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:849A Social History of Midshipmen and Quarterdeck Boys in the Royal Navy, 1761-1831Samantha CavellThesis
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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