Sir Home Riggs Popham

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth12.10.1762CSORN
First Known Service16.6.1783CSORN
SonBrunswick PophamNBD1849
Last Known Service8.1820CSORN
Date of Death2.9.1820 - Cheltenham

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
16.6.1783 Lieutenant ADM 6/23/241CSORN
26.11.1794 CommanderCSORN
4.4.1795 CaptainCSORN
2.17983.1798Expedition (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
14.5.179820.5.1798Commander of the Raid on Ostend  
14.5.179820.5.1798Commanded the British Squadron at the Operations against Ostend 
6.17987.1798Expedition (24), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.18004.1803Romney (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
10.180412.1804Antelope (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
12.18045.1805Diadem (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.18068.1806Diadem (64), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1714
27.5.180613.6.1806Narcissus (32), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1793
7.18071808Prince of Wales (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
15.8.18077.9.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen 
3.18136.1814Stirling Castle (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
4.6.1814 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
2.1.1815 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
6.18151816Iris (36), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
18171820Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB
9.18178.1820Sybille (38), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
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
HJ-DBHistoric JamaicaFrank CundallBook

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