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Samuel Hood


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth27.11.1762 - Westbury, WiltshireODNB
First Known Service11.10.1780ODNB
Brother
Alexander HoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1795
E-WIKI
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 LieutenantADM 6/23
31.1.1782 CommanderCSORN
31.1.17821784
Renard (18) 1780-1784
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/6
Issued by
Sir Samuel Hood (1st Viscount Hood of Whitley)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1790
, North America
Confirmed 10.1.1783
ADM 6/23
5.5.178524.5.1788
Weazle (14) 1783-1799
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/279
BWAS-1714
24.5.1788 CaptainCSORN
24.5.17884.12.1789
Thisbe (28) 1783-1815
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/468
Issued by
Herbert SawyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1794
, Nova Scotia
Confirmed 2.7.1788
BWAS-1714
10.5.17904.9.1791
Juno (32) 1780-1811
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/27
BWAS-1714
5.9.17911794
Juno (32) 1780-1811
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/133
ADM 6/24
9.17948.1796
Aigle (36) 1782-1798
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
17961800
Zealous (74) 1785-1816
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
24.7.1797 Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife 
1.8.1798 Battle of the Nile 
4.18001801
Courageux (74) 1800-1832
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
25.8.180026.8.1800Attack on Ferrol 
1.18011802
Venerable (74) 1784-1804
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
6.7.1801 Battle of Algeciras Bay 
12.7.1801 The Gut of Gibraltar 
4.18022.10.1807
Centaur (74) 1797-1819
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Commodore
BWAS-1793
12.18029.1803
Blenheim (74) 1801-1807
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Commodore
BWAS-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 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
2.10.18071810
Centaur (74) 1797-1819
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-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 
1.18092.1809
Barfleur (98) 1768-1819
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral
ODNB
31.7.1810 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
18111812
Owen Glendower (36) 1808-1884
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1793
18111814Appointed Commander-in-Chief — East IndiesE-WIKI
18111814
Minden (74) 1810-1861
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1793
1.8.1811 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.6.1814 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN


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