John Surman Carden

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth15.8.1771 - TewkesburyCSORN
First Known Service28.5.1778CSORN
Last Known Service3.7.1855CSORN
Date of Death22.4.1858 - Ballycaslte, AntrimCSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
28.5.177811.1778Edgar (74), Captain's Servantref:616
11.17881790Perseverance (36), Captain's Servantref:616
17901793Perseverance (36), Midshipmanref:616
179323.7.1794Marlborough (74), Midshipmanref:616
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
24.7.1794 LieutenantCSORN
24.7.179412.3.1795Marlborough (74), Lieutenantref:616
13.3.17951797Formidable (98), Lieutenantref:616
17978.1798Barfleur (98), Lieutenantref:616
14.2.1797 2nd Battle of Cape St Vincent 
8.1798 Queen Charlotte (100), Lieutenantref:616
8.179824.10.1798Fisgard (44), First Lieutenantref:616
25.10.1798 CommanderCSORN
15.7.17991803Sheerness (44), Commanderref:616
18031804Appointed to command the Sea Fenciblesref:616
1.180522.1.1806Driver (18), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1.180522.1.1806Moselle (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
22.1.1806 CaptainCSORN
1.18094.1809Ville de Paris (110), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
18101812Mars (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1.181111.1811Africa (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
5.4.181125.10.1812Macedonian (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
25.10.1812 United States vs Macedonian 
21.6.1838 Superannuated Rear-Admiralref:616
17.8.1840 Rear-Admiralref:616
1847 Received the Naval General Service Medal with a clasp for the Defeat of the French Fleet, capture of six sail of the line and one sunk whilst serving on Marlborough on 1794/06/01ADM 171/8
23.3.1848 Vice-Admiralref:616
3.7.1855 Admiralref:616


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 171/8ADM 171/8 Surviving officers and men entitled to clasps of the Naval GSM for actions from 1793 -1827British AdmiraltyDocument

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