Sir Joseph Sydney Yorke


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth6.6.1768TGM
First Known Service16.6.1789TGM
WifeElizabeth RatrayRNB1823
SonCharles Philip Yorke (1799-?)RNB1823
Last Known Service4.6.1814TGM
Date of Death5.5.1831TGM

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16.6.1789 LieutenantCSORN
19.11.1790 Commander ADM 6/24/87CSORN
19.11.179015.2.1791Weazle (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/87ADM 6/24
15.2.17912.9.1791Rattlesnake (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/107BWAS-1793
2.9.17914.2.1793Rattlesnake (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/131ADM 6/24
4.2.1793 Captain ADM 6/24/202CSORN
4.2.179318.7.1794Circe (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/202BWAS-1714
18.7.17943.1800Stag (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/63BWAS-1793
22.8.1795 Action of 1795-08-22 
3.18005.1801Jason (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
4.1801 Canada (76), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
5.18033.1804Queen (90), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.18031804Prince George (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
21.4.1805 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE2
180616.6.1807Barfleur (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerODNB
5.18085.1810Christian VII (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
31.7.1810 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
12.18103.1811Victory (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralW009
1811 Vengeur (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralBWAS-1793
12.8.1812 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
4.12.1813 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
4.6.1814 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
2.1.1815 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
TGMGentleman's MagazineVariousBook
RNB1823Royal Navy BiographyJohn MarshallDigital Book
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
TKE2The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IIWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
W009HMS VictoryUnknownWeb Site
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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