Samuel Hood Linzee

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service21.7.1790CSORN
Last Known Service4.6.1814CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
21.7.1790 LieutenantCSORN
5.11.1793 Commander ADM 6/25/50CSORN
5.11.1793 Tisiphone (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/50
Commission confirmed 14.6.1794
ADM 6/25
3.17949.12.1795Nemesis (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.3.1794 CaptainCSORN
9.17971.1798Dordrecht (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
7.17982.1801Oiseau (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
5.180010.1800Desiree (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
18016.1802Zealous (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
26.1.180128.1.1801Capture of the Dédaigneuse 
5.18054.1806Warrior (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
22.7.1805 3rd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
2.18073.1808Maida (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
15.8.18077.9.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen 
10.12.18082.1809Barfleur (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerODNB
1809 Triumph (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.18108.2.1812Dreadnought (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
3.1812 Temeraire (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
4.18128.1812Union (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.8.1812 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1813 San Juan (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
4.12.1813 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
4.6.1814 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/25ADM 6/25 Commission and Warrant Book 1794-1796 Apr.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Tuesday 31st of July 2012 20:25

3 Jun 1812 Samuel Hood Linzee captain of Union en route for the Mediterranean from Plymouth stabbed by seaman Andrew Abchurch, Lt James took the ship into Lisbon where Cap Linzee resigned his commission and returned to UK for recuperation on board Sabrina cap A M'kenzie

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