Samuel Blyth

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth23.2.1783 - Portsea N-GAZ
First Known Service12.4.1793N-GAZ
Last Known Service5.9.1813N-GAZ
Date of Death5.9.1813 - HMS Boxerref:71

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
12.4.17936.1794Barfleur (98), MasterN-GAZ
6.17947.1795Bellerophon (74), MasterN-GAZ
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
16.6.179517.6.1795First Battle of Groix 
7.2.1806 LieutenantCSORN
5.9.1811 CommanderCSORN
15.8.18125.9.1813Boxer (12), Commander and Commanding OfficerN-GAZ
5.9.1813 Enterprise vs Boxer 


N-GAZThe Naval Gazetteer, Biographer and ChronologistJ W NorieBook
ref:71Lists of British Officer CasulatiesStephen LewisWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site

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Posted by Geoffrey Blyth on Wednesday 7th of November 2018 21:06

Samuel Blyth was my great great great grandfather. A commemoration with military honours was held in the Eastern Cemetery, Portland, Maine on 5.9.2013, attended by State dignitaries, the Assistant Naval Attache and relatives of both Samuel Blyth and William Burrowes, captain of the USS Enterprise.

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