Sir Henry d'Esterre Darby

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 Commander ADM 6/22/219CSORN
1.1.178116.4.1781Infernal (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/219BWAS-1714
16.4.1781 Battle of Porto Praya 
6.8.178215.1.1783Pylades (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/501ADM 6/22
15.1.1783 Captain ADM 6/23/10CSORN
15.1.178316.1.1783Sandwich (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/10ADM 6/23
8.4.179329.3.1794Pomona (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/227BWAS-1714
29.3.179411.1796Adamant (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/25BWAS-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


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
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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