William Hancock Kelly

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service16.5.1776CSORN
Last Known Service31.7.1810CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
16.5.1776 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/262CSORN
16.5.177612.4.1779Hope (14), Lieutenant and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/262
Issued by Lord Molyneaux Shuldham (Baron Shuldham) (1717-1798), North America
Commission confirmed 4.3.1777
ADM 6/21
7.4.1782 Commander ADM 6/22/545CSORN
7.4.17828.4.1782Blast (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/545
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 26.11.1782
ADM 6/22
8.8.1783 Captain ADM 6/23/108CSORN
8.8.178315.9.1786Adamant (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/108BWAS-1714
2.1793 Saint George (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.4.17931795Solebay (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/226BWAS-1714
179510.1796Veteran (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
2.179730.6.1797Juste (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
7.17971803Gibraltar (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.1804 Temeraire (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
25.10.1809 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
31.7.1810 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
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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