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John Montagu


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1719HPO
First Known Service1733E-WIKI
FatherJames Montagu (d. 1747)ODNB
MotherElizabeth EylesODNB
WifeSophia Wroughton - Married 2.12.1748E-WIKI
Son
James MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1794
E-WIKI
Son
Sir George MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1810
E-WIKI
SonUnknownHPO
SonUnknownHPO
DaughterUnknownHPO
Last Known Service24.9.1787E-WIKI
Date of Death7.9.1795HPO

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
5.6.1740 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/385ODNB
22.12.1740 LieutenantADM 6/15
2.3.1744/45 CommanderADM 6/16
2.3.1744/4525.8.1745
Hinchingbrooke (10) 1745-1746
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/450
BWAS-1714
15.1.1745/46 CaptainCSORN
15.1.1745/4610.8.1746
Rose (20) 1740-1755
British 20 Gun
Unrated Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/43
BWAS-1714
11.8.174626.5.1747
Ambuscade (40) 1746-1762
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/139
BWAS-1714
3.5.1747 1st Battle of Cape Finisterre 
10.3.1747/4815.4.1754Elected a Member of Parliament for HuntingdonHPO
18.3.1747/486.4.1748
Greenwich (50) 1748-1757
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/334
BWAS-1714
6.4.174813.9.1748
Bristol (50) 1746-1768
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 3/17/341
ADM 6/17
13.9.174824.7.1749
Kent (64) 1746-1757
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/383
ADM 6/17
24.7.174910.1.1749/50
Mermaid (24) 1749-1760
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/484
BWAS-1714
10.1.1749/5016.11.1752
Kent (64) 1746-1757
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/508
BWAS-1714
23.1.175324.1.1754
Port Mahon (24) 1740-1763
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/56
BWAS-1714
4.2.175517.1.1757
Elizabeth (70) 1737-1766
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/128
BWAS-1714
17.1.175727.1.1757
Orford (68) 1749-1783
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/344
ADM 6/18
27.1.17579.9.1758
Monarch (74) 1747-1760
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/349
BWAS-1714
28.2.1758 Battle of Cartagena 
16.2.175914.7.1759
Raisonnable (64) 1758-1762
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/36
BWAS-1714
14.7.175919.11.1759
Panther (60) 1758-1813
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/61/2
Issued by
Sir John MooreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1778
, Barbados
ADM 6/61
19.11.175914.4.1760
Terrible (74) 1747-1763
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/113
ADM 6/19
14.4.17606.4.1761
Newark (80) 1747-1787
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/158
BWAS-1714
29.3.176111.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 
6.4.176122.6.1762
Princess Amelia (80) 1757-1788
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/306
BWAS-1714
22.6.176214.1.1763
Magnanime (74) 1748-1775
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/418
BWAS-1714
6.5.17636.5.1766
Dragon (74) 1760-1784
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/493
BWAS-1714
26.7.176925.10.1770
Bellona (74) 1760-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/245
BWAS-1714
18.10.1770 Rear-Admiral of the BlueADM 6/20
16.1.1771 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Downs ADM 6/20/336ADM 6/20
2.17711774
Captain (64) 1743-1777
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1777 Renamed "Buffalo"
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 107/3/385
BWAS-1714
3.3.17716.1774Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North America ADM 6/20/357ADM 6/20
31.3.1775 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
7.12.1775 Vice-Admiral of the BlueADM 6/21
28.2.1776 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Newfoundland ADM 6/21/163ADM 6/21
4.17761.1777
Romney (50) 1762-1804
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/22/385
BWAS-1714
2.4.1776 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteADM 6/21
29.1.1778 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
4.17789.1778
Europe (64) 1765-1814
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1778 Renamed "Europe"
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral ADM 107/3/385
BWAS-1714
8.4.1782 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
31.3.17831786Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Portsmouth ADM 6/23/42ADM 6/23
4.178322.4.1786
Queen (90) 1769-1811
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
24.9.1787 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN


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