George Countess

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1743CSORN
First Known Service8.8.1774CSORN
Last Known Service31.7.1810CSORN
Date of Death1811PROB11
Will Probated16.3.1811, PROB 11/1520/270

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
8.8.1774 LieutenantCSORN
1.12.1787 Commander ADM 6/23/440CSORN
1.12.178711.9.1788Atalanta (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/440ADM 6/23
9.10.178918.12.1790Drake (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/5BWAS-1714
5.17902.1791Courageux (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
22.11.1790 Captain ADM 6/24/88CSORN
22.11.17904.6.1791Brilliant (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/88ADM 6/24
18.11.17937.7.1794Charon (8), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/284BWAS-1714
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
7.7.17947.1795Pegasus (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/57BWAS-1714
9.17953.1797Daedalus (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.17978.1799Ethalion (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
12.10.1798 Battle of Tory Island 
4.179911.1800Robust (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
2.7.1799 Attack on Aix Roads 
25.10.1809 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
31.7.1810 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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