Samuel Hood

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth27.11.1762 - Westbury, WiltshireODNB
First Known Service11.10.1780ODNB
Brother Alexander Hood (1758-1798)EWIKI
Last Known Service4.6.1814ODNB
Date of Death24.12.1814 - MadrasODNB
Cause of DeathMalariaODNB

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
 Commanded the British Squadron at the   
10.8.1781 Lieutenant ADM 6/23/6ADM 6/23
31.1.1782 Commander ADM 6/23/6CSORN
31.1.17821784Renard (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/6
Issued by Sir Samuel Hood (1st Viscount Hood of Whitley) (1724-1816), North America
Commission confirmed 10.1.1783
ADM 6/23
5.5.178524.5.1788Weazle (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/279BWAS-1714
24.5.1788 Captain ADM 6/23/469CSORN
24.5.17884.12.1789Thisbe (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/468
Issued by Herbert Sawyer (c.1731-1798), Nova Scotia
Commission confirmed 2.7.1788
10.5.17904.9.1791Juno (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/27BWAS-1714
5.9.17911794Juno (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/133ADM 6/24
9.17948.1796Aigle (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17961800Zealous (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
24.7.1797 Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife 
1.8.1798 Battle of the Nile 
4.18001801Courageux (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
25.8.180026.8.1800Attack on Ferrol 
1.18011802Venerable (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.7.1801 Battle of Algeciras Bay 
12.7.1801 The Gut of Gibraltar 
4.18022.10.1807Centaur (74), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1793
12.18029.1803Blenheim (74), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1714
21.6.18031.7.1803Commanded the British Squadron at the Capture of St. Lucia and Tobago 
3.2.1804 Capture of the Curieux 
26.9.1804 Appointed Companion of the Knight Companion of the Order of the BathTKE1
25.9.1806 Action off Rochefort 
15.8.18077.9.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen 
2.10.1807 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
2.10.18071810Centaur (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
24.12.180726.12.1807Commanded the British Squadron at the Occupation of Madeira 
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
25.8.180826.8.1808Commanded the English Ships at the Capture of the Vsevolod 
1.18092.1809Barfleur (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralODNB
31.7.1810 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
18111812Owen Glendower (36), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
18111814Appointed Commander-in-Chief — East IndiesEWIKI
18111814Minden (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1793
1.8.1811 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.6.1814 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN


ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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