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 Lieutenant ADM 6/24/2CSORN
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


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