George Keppel


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service14.5.1774CSORN
Last Known Service23.4.1804CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
14.5.1774 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/46CSORN
18.3.1777 Commander ADM 6/21/267CSORN
18.3.177726.1.1778Swift (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/267BWAS-1714
26.1.1778 Captain ADM 6/21/358CSORN
26.1.177818.9.1778Ardent (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/358BWAS-1714
18.9.177816.4.1779Iris (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/266
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 15.2.1785
BWAS-1714
1.7.177926.11.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM104
26.11.17794.10.1780Vestal (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/53BWAS-1714
4.10.178018.1.1782Aeolus (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/179BWAS-1714
18.1.17824.12.1782Fortitude (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/401BWAS-1714
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 
4.12.178216.4.1783Hebe (38), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/550BWAS-1714
30.7.17941.6.1795Defiance (74), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 24.8.1794 ADM 6/25/69BWAS-1714
1.6.1795 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/180CSORN
20.2.1797 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/26/67CSORN
14.2.1799 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
29.4.1802 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
23.4.1804 Admiral of the BlueCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM104ADM 104 Officers entitled to Half Pay Document

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