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
SonHarry HarmoodPROB11
DaughterSusannah Dawes Harmoodref:719
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
17.10.177831.8.1779Conqueror (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 
31.8.1779 Princess Royal (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/183
Issued by Sir Hyde Parker (5th Baronet of Melford Hall) (1713/14-1783), North America
Commission confirmed 19.10.1780
BWAS-1714
1780 Cumberland (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
16.1.1780 Battle of Cape St. Vincent 
5.6.17801782Medway (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/189
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 30.10.1780
ADM 6/22
12.12.1781 2nd Battle of Ushant 
12.12.1781 Action of 1781-12-12 
3.178311.3.1786Ardent (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
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
ref:719Ancestry.com Family History
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive

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