Sir George Home (7th Baronet of Blackadder)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1740ref:1201
First Known Service23.11.1759CSORN
FatherJames Home, 6th Bt. (d.1755)ref:1201
MotherCatherine Livington (d.1788)ref:1201
WifeHemen Buchanan (d.1824) - Married 13.9.1785ref:1201
SonJames, 8th Bt. (1790-1836)ref:1201
DaughterHelen (1795-1858)ref:1201
Last Known Service29.4.1802CSORN
Date of Death2.5.1803 - Darnhall, Cheshire TRN3
Burialaft.2.5.1803 - Greyfriars Kirkyard, Edinburgh CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
28.3.1755 Succeeded as 7th Baronet of Blackadderref:1201
23.11.1759 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/407CSORN
1.8.1778 Commander ADM 6/22/16ADM 6/22
1.8.17789.4.1779Barbadoes (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/16
Issued by The Hon. Samuel Barrington (1729-1800), Barbados
Commission confirmed 17.8.1779
ADM 6/22
9.4.177921.7.1779Rover (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/48
Issued by John Byron (1723-1786), North America
Commission confirmed 10.11.1779
21.7.1779 Captain ADM 6/22/48CSORN
21.7.1779 Royal Oak (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/48
Issued by John Byron (1723-1786), North America
Commission confirmed 10.11.1779
ADM 6/22
17809.1780Vigilant (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 
15.5.1780 Action of 15th March 1780 
19.5.1780 Action of 19th March 1780 
5.17828.1782Suffolk (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
10.17826.1783Suffolk (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 
6.17953.1796Defiance (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.17961797Glory (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
20.2.1797 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
14.2.1799 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
29.4.1802 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN


ref:1201Hume & Home Genealogy Pages Family History
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by Bob Brooks on Tuesday 7th of January 2014 22:45

Sir George Home was promoted Commander, HM Barbadoes, Sloop [brig-rigged], on 01 Aug 1778 by RAdm. Barington with his commission confirmed by Admiralty on 17 Ag 1779 (ADM 6/22, p.16).

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