John Adams

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service8.6.1806CSORN
WifeElizabeth Hurst EllisNBD1849
Last Known Service1.4.1866CSORN
Date of Death1866

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
8.6.1806 Entered the NavyW025
8.6.18061807Scout (16), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
18071810Scout (16), MidshipmanNBD1849
31.10.18091.11.1809Action in Rosas Bay 
1810 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/42/304-305RNLPC
18101812Volontaire (38), MidshipmanNBD1849
29.4.1811 Action of 1811-04-29 
181216.2.1815Cambrian (40), MidshipmanNBD1849
29.4.1812 Boat action in the Rhone 
16.2.1815 LieutenantCSORN
31.5.1815 Ajax (74), LieutenantW033
17.4.1819 Hind (20), LieutenantNBD1849
24.9.1822 Windsor Castle (98), LieutenantW033
12.1.1824 Grasshopper (18), LieutenantW033
3.11.18241826Pelter (12), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerW025
1.3.1826 Ramillies (74), LieutenantW033
17.9.1826 Harrier (18), LieutenantNBD1849
18271829Childers (18), LieutenantW033
4.5.18296.1.1830Atholl (28), LieutenantW033
6.1.18301833Plumper (12), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerW025
17.11.183419.1.1839Waterwitch (10), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerW033
10.1.1837 CommanderCSORN
19.1.18399.1843Acorn (12), Commander and Commanding OfficerW025
9.1843 His first wife diedNBD1849
18.12.1843 CaptainCSORN
1845 Slave Commissioner at LoangoW025
1846 Married Elizabeth Hurst, daughter of Henry Ellis of DublinW025
1849 Held the appointment of slave commissioner at LoangoNBD1849
6.2.1863 Rear-AdmiralW033
1.4.1866 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralW033


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site

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