Robert Faulknor


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1763 - NorthamptonODNB
First Known Service1774ODNB
FatherRobert Faulknor (1721-1769)ODNB
MotherElizabethODNB
UncleJonathon FaulknorODNB
GrandfatherSamuel Faulknor (c.1719-1759)ODNB
CousinJonathon Faulknor (d.1809)ODNB
Last Known Service20.3.1794CSORN
Date of Death6.1.1795CSORN
Cause of DeathEnemy actionCSORN
Burial7.1.1795 - Isles des SaintesCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1774 Entered the Royal Naval CollegeODNB
21.1.17741777Royal Naval Academy, Scholar ADM 6/21/10ADM 6/21
3.17771778Isis (50), MidshipmanODNB
177812.1780Lion (64), MidshipmanRNLPC
14.12.177815.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia 
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
1780 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
20.3.1780 1st Action off Monti Christi 
20.6.1780 Action off Monti Christi 
20.12.1780 Lieutenant ADM 6/22/384CSORN
2.4.17826.5.1782Britannia, Sixth Lieutenant ADM 6/22/440ODNB
6.5.178213.8.1782Britannia, Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/22/463ODNB
13.8.178217.4.1783Britannia, Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/22/503ODNB
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 
17.4.178312.1783Merlin (18), Lieutenant ADM 6/23/52ADM 6/23
12.178325.12.1787Daphne (20), LieutenantODNB
5.179020.11.1790Impregnable (98), LieutenantODNB
22.11.1790 CommanderCSORN
26.3.17919.1791Pluto (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/112BWAS-1714
12.6.17933.1794Zebra (16), Commander and Commanding Officer: On board from 16.6.1793 ADM 6/24/245BWAS-1714
3.17944.1794Rose (28), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
20.3.1794 Captain ADM 6/25/87ref:989
20.3.1794 Undaunted (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/87
Commission confirmed 20.9.1794
ref:989
5.17946.1.1795Blanche (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
6.1.1795 Blanche vs Pique 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
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
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ref:989ADM 6/25 Commission and Warrant Book 1794-1796 Apr.  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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