Lewis Warrington


NationalityAmerican 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth3.11.1782 - Williamsburg, Norfolk, VAW053
First Known Service5.1.1827W053
Last Known Service12.10.1851W053
Date of Death12.10.1851 - Washington D. C.W053

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
18001803Chesapeake (36), MidshipmanW053
6.1.1800 MidshipmanUSNR-1834
18031805Vixen (12), MidshipmanW053
18051806Syren (16), Acting LieutenantW053
18067.2.1807Enterprise (12), Acting LieutenantW053
18091811Syren (16), LieutenantW053
18111812Essex (32), LieutenantW053
18121813Congress (38), LieutenantW053
3.181323.7.1813United States (44), First LieutenantW053
24.7.1813 Master CommandantUSNR-1814
24.7.181322.11.1814Peacock (22), Master Commandant and Commanding OfficerW053
1814 Received a gold medal and the thanks of congress for his victory over the EpervierW053
29.4.1814 Epervier vs Peacock 
22.11.1814 CaptainUSNR-1818
22.11.181411.1815Peacock (22), Captain and Commanding OfficerEWIKI
18161818Macedonia (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerW053
18181819Java (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerW053
18201821Guerriere (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerEWIKI
1821 Appointed commandant of the Norfollk Navy Yard, in which post he remained until 1824W053
2.18251826John Adams (30), as Flag Officer, CommodoreEWIKI
1826 Appointed commandant of the Pensacola Navy YardW053
5.1.182720.6.1830Appointed to the Board of Navy Commissionersref:1212
1832 Appointed commandant of the Norfollk Navy Yard, in which post he remained until 1839W053
4.11.184031.8.1842Appointed to the Board of Navy Commissionersref:1212
1841 Appointed President of board of Navy CommissionersW053
1842 Appointed chief of the bureau of yards and docks, until 1846W053
1847 Appointed chief of the Bureau of Ordinance, until 1851W053


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