Sir Henry d'Esterre Darby


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service13.11.1776CSORN
UncleGeorge Darby (c.1720-1790)ref:676
Last Known Service4.6.1814CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
13.11.1776 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/231CSORN
1.1.1781 CommanderCSORN
1.1.178116.4.1781Infernal (8), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
16.4.1781 Battle of Porto Praya 
15.1.1783 CaptainCSORN
4.17931794Pomona (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.179411.1796Adamant (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
10.17961799Bellerophon (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1.8.1798 Battle of the Nile 
6.18001802Spencer (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
6.7.1801 Battle of Algeciras Bay 
12.7.1801 The Gut of Gibraltar 
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
28.4.1808 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.8.1811 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
4.6.1814 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
20.5.1820 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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Posted by Peter Hore on Wednesday 17th of September 2014 20:35

He commanded Bellerophon 1797-1800 and was at the Nile

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