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Sir Henry d'Esterre Darby


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service13.11.1776CSORN
Uncle
George DarbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1788
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Last Known Service4.6.1814CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
13.11.1776 LieutenantCSORN
1.1.1781 CommanderCSORN
1.1.178116.4.1781
Infernal (8) 1778-1783
British 8 Gun
Unrated Fireship
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/219
BWAS-1714
16.4.1781 Battle of Porto Praya 
6.8.178215.1.1783
Pylades (18) 1781-1790
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/501
ADM 6/22
15.1.1783 CaptainCSORN
15.1.178316.1.1783
Sandwich (90) 1759-1810
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/10
ADM 6/23
8.4.179329.3.1794
Pomona (28) 1778-1811
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
1794 Renamed "Amphitrite"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/227
BWAS-1714
29.3.179411.1796
Adamant (50) 1780-1814
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/25
BWAS-1714
10.17961799
Bellerophon (74) 1786-1836
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1824 Renamed "Captivity"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
1.8.1798 Battle of the Nile 
6.18001802
Spencer (74) 1800-1822
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-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 Order of the BathTKE1


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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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