Harry Harmood


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1739 - Sailsbury, Wiltshire ref:676
First Known Service16.1.1751/52ref:676
A.K.A.HarmwoodBWAS-1714
FatherJames Harmood (d.1773)ref:980
DaughterSusannah Dawes Harmoodref:719
SonHarry HarmoodPROB11
Last Known Service2.1809ref:676
Date of Death2.1809 - Mount St, Grosvenor Sq, London ref:676
Will Probated13.3.1809, PROB 11/1494/119

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16.1.17521755Royal Naval Academy, Scholar ADM 6/18/22ADM 6/18
19.2.1759 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/37CSORN
25.3.177129.8.1771Arethusa (32), First Lieutenant ADM 6/20/361ADM 6/20
16.2.1777 Commander ADM 6/21/383CSORN
16.2.177717.10.1778Falcon (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/383
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 30.3.1778
BWAS-1714
17.10.1778 Captain ADM 6/21/542CSORN
17.10.17788.1779Conqueror (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/542
Issued by John Byron (1723-1786), North America
Commission confirmed 20.4.1779
BWAS-1714
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
1780 Cumberland (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
16.1.1780 Battle of Cape St. Vincent 
3.17806.1780Princess Royal (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 
15.5.1780 Action of 15th March 1780 
19.5.1780 Action of 19th March 1780 
17811782Medway (60), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.12.1781 2nd Battle of Ushant 
12.12.1781 Action of 1781-12-12 
3.17833.1786Ardent (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17931796Appointed Commissioner of the Navyref:980
17965.1801Appointed Resident Commissioner at Sheerness Dockyardref:980
5.18016.1806Appointed Resident Commissioner at Chatham Dockyardref:980
23.11.18012.1809Appointed Commissioner of the Navyref:980
18.6.18062.1809Appointed Governor of Greenwich Hospitalref:980

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ref:980H.M.S. Falcon Web Site
ref:719Ancestry.com Family History
PROB11PROB 11: Will Registers Document
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive

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