John Cooke


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1762 - London EWIKI
First Known Service1776EWIKI
FatherFrancis CookeNAO
MotherMargaretNAO
WifeLouisa Hardy (1757 - 1853/02/05)NAO
DaughterLouisa Charlotte Cooke (d 1871/04/30)NAO
Last Known Service23.6.1794EWIKI
Date of Death21.10.1805 - Battle of TrafalgarT-ROLL
Cause of DeathEnemy actionEWIKI
Will Probated5.2.1806, PROB 11/1438/37

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
5.3.1762 Baptised at St. Mary, WhitechapelEWIKI
177620.4.1776Eagle (64), Midshipmanref:616
21.1.1779 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/502ADM 6/21
21.1.17791780Superb (74), LieutenantEWIKI
17819.6.1783Duke (90), Lieutenantref:616
12.12.1781 2nd Battle of Ushant 
12.12.1781 Action of 1781-12-12 
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
5.17901791London (90), Lieutenantref:616
15.6.1790 Married Louisa at St Leonard church, Shoreditch, LondonNAO
2.179321.2.1794Royal George (100), First LieutenantEWIKI
21.2.1794 Commander ADM 6/24/14CSORN
21.2.179423.6.1794Incendiary (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/14BWAS-1714
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
23.6.1794 CaptainCSORN
23.6.17941795Monarch (74), Captain and Commanding Officerref:616
1795 Tourterelle (28), Captain and Commanding Officerref:616
5.179611.1796Nymphe (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
5.179910.1801Amethyst (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1.6.18006.6.1800Operation in Quiberon Bay 
25.8.180026.8.1800Attack on Ferrol 
26.1.180128.1.1801Capture of the Dédaigneuse 
5.180421.10.1805Bellerophon (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
T-ROLLThe Trafalgar RollUnknownBook
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
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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