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Sir John Bligh


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth8.1770 - GuildfordCSORN
First Known Service21.1.1780CSORN
Father
John BlighBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1783
ref:616
MotherElizabeth Titcherref:676
WifeCecilia Moultrieref:616
WifeSarah Leekref:616
Uncle
Sir Richard Rodney BlighBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1813
ref:616
Last Known Service19.7.1821CSORN
Date of Death19.1.1831 - Gosport CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
21.1.178027.8.1782
Nemesis (28) 1780-1795
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain's Servant
ref:616
28.8.178222.3.1783
Arundel (74) 1758-1801
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1780 Renamed "Arundel"
, Midshipman
ref:616
13.9.17861787
Camilla (20) 1776-1831
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Master's Mate
ref:616
1.2.1788 Passed the Lieutenant's Examinationref:616
25.6.1791 LieutenantCSORN
2.17931796
Courageux (74) 1761-1796
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
ref:616
14.3.1795 Action off Genoa 
13.7.1795 Battle of Hyeres 
17967.3.1797
Barfleur (98) 1768-1819
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant
ref:616
14.2.1797 2nd Battle of Cape St Vincent 
8.3.1797 Commanderref:616
8.3.179724.4.1797
Kingfisher (18) 1782-1798
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer
ref:616
25.4.1797 CaptainCSORN
25.4.179712.5.1797
Latona (38) 1781-1816
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
7.17973.1798
Romney (50) 1762-1804
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
3.17981800
Agincourt (64) 1796-1814
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1812 Renamed "Bristol"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
31.5.1798 Married Sarahref:616
5.18017.1804
Theseus (74) 1786-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
18031804
Valiant (74) 1759-1826
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
25.7.1803 Capture of the Duquesne 
7.18049.1806
Surveillante (36) 1803-1814
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain
BWAS-1793
3.18073.1809
Alfred (74) 1778-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
15.8.18077.9.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen 
10.18084.1809
Ardent (64) 1796-1824
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
14.1.180928.2.1809
Revenge (74) 1805-1849
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
28.2.18095.1809
Valiant (74) 1807-1843
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
11.4.1809 Battle of the Basque Roads 
17.8.1809 Married Ceciliaref:616
4.6.1815 Appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the Bathref:616
19.7.1821 Rear-Admiral of the Blueref:616


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