Sir John Berry


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1.1635B051
First Known Service17.10.1665B051
Last Known Service1689B051
Date of Death14.2.1690/91CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
7.1.1634/35 BaptisedB051
17.10.16656.2.1665/66Swallow (6), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1666 CaptainB051
16.8.16661.11.1666Guinea (34), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
1667 Coronation (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
10.5.1667 Commanded the English Squadron at the Battle of Nevis 
11.11.166812.1.1669/70Pearl (22), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
13.1.1669/7010.7.1671Nonsuch (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
1.9.16718.4.1672Dover, Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
11.4.16723.4.1674Resolution (70), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
5.1672 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE2
28.5.1672 Battle of Solebay 
28.5.1673 First Battle of Schooneveld 
11.8.1673 Battle of Texel 
9.3.1674/7528.4.1675Swallow (48), Captain and Commanding OfficerTRN2
28.4.16757.1.1676/77Bristol (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
7.1.1677/7821.8.1679Dreadnought (58), Captain and Commanding OfficerTRN2
28.1.1679/8020.4.1681Leopard (56), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
24.9.1680 Rear-AdmiralB051
13.12.1680 Vice-AdmiralB051
8.4.16826.5.1682Gloucester (60), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
15.6.168218.4.1684Henrietta (58), Captain and Commanding OfficerTRN2
4.1684 Appointed commissioner of the NavyB051
16881689Elizabeth (70), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralBWAS-1603
1.5.1689 Battle of Bantry Bay 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
TKE2The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IIWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
TRN2The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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