John Harvey

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1740ODNB
First Known Service1753ODNB
SonSir John Harvey (d.1837)DAR-1837
Brother Henry Harvey (1737-1810)ODNB
Last Known Service15.9.1791ODNB
Date of Death30.6.1794 - Portsmouth EWIKI
Cause of DeathWounds received on 1.6.1794ODNB

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
17531755Service as a merchant seamanADM 107/5
30.6.17567.2.1759Falmouth (50), Midshipman ADM 107/5/96ADM 107/5
7.2.1759 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/96RNLPC
18.9.1759 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/95CSORN
29.11.176527.6.1770Alarm (6), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
26.5.1768 Commander ADM 6/20/204CSORN
26.5.176826.10.1771Racehorse (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/204ADM 6/20
26.1.177616.9.1777Speedwell (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/152BWAS-1714
16.9.1777 Captain ADM 6/21/312CSORN
16.9.177715.1.1782Panther (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/312BWAS-1714
15.1.178210.1.1783Sampson (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/398BWAS-1714
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 
21.2.178815.9.1791Arrogant (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/449ADM 6/23
7.1.179330.6.1794Brunswick (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/205BWAS-1714
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 


ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
DAR-1837Dodsley's Anual Register - 1837 Digital Book
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ADM 107/5ADM 107/5 1757-1762 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Cy on Wednesday 12th of July 2017 11:27

Yep, the Southampton should have been his son. Corrected. Damn them for having the same name :(

Posted by Tony Willoughby on Wednesday 12th of July 2017 07:54

The 1798/09 reference to Southampton must be wrong as he died following the Glorious First of June - suspect it was one of his relatives, perhaps his son.

Posted by Tim Oakley on Thursday 12th of July 2012 21:15

John Harvey suffered three wounds on the 1st June and died of them on the 30th June 1794 at Portsmouth [the same day as Captain John Hutt] NB Southampton out of date range

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