Robert Faulknor

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1763 - NorthamptonODNB
First Known Service1774ODNB
FatherRobert Faulknor (1721-1769)ODNB
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 Examination ADM 6/88/94RNLPC
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 (100), Sixth Lieutenant ADM 6/22/440ODNB
6.5.178213.8.1782Britannia (100), Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/22/463ODNB
13.8.178213.3.1783Britannia (100), Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/22/503ODNB
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 
17.4.178318.12.1783Merlin (18), Lieutenant ADM 6/23/52ADM 6/23
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 6/25/87ADM 6/25
20.3.1794 Undaunted (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/87
Commission confirmed 20.9.1794
ADM 6/25
5.17946.1.1795Blanche (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
6.1.1795 Blanche vs Pique 


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
ADM 6/25ADM 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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