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Samuel Barrington in the manner of Joshua Reynolds

1779 in the manner of Joshua Reynolds

The Hon. Samuel Barrington


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth15.2.1729 - Shrivenham, Berkshire ref:71
First Known Service19.6.1740CSORN
FatherJohn Shute, 1st Viscount Barringtonref:676
MotherAnne Dainesref:676
BrotherMajor-General Hon. John Barringtonref:676
BrotherWilliam Wildman Barrington-Shute, 2nd Viscount Barringtonref:676
BrotherDaines Barringtonref:676
Last Known Service12.4.1794CSORN
Date of Death16.8.1800 - Bathref:676

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
25.9.1745 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 6/86/135RNLPC
13.10.1745 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/150ADM 6/17
6.11.1746 Commander ADM 6/17/170ADM 6/17
6.11.174629.5.1747
Weazle (16) 1745-1779
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/170
BWAS-1714
29.5.1747 Captain ADM 6/17/231CSORN
29.5.174721.11.1747
Bellona (30) 1747-1749
British 30 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/231
BWAS-1714
21.11.17474.11.1748
Romney (44) 1726-1757
British 44 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/285
BWAS-1714
4.11.174831.3.1753
Seahorse (24) 1748-1784
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/405
BWAS-1714
3.4.175320.8.1754
Crown (44) 1747-1770
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/65
BWAS-1714
21.8.17541.4.1757
Norwich (50) 1745-1768
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/107
BWAS-1714
1.4.175721.8.1759
Achilles (60) 1756-1784
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 22.4.1757 ADM 6/18/377
BWAS-1714
5.9.17576.10.1757Raid on Rochefort 
29.4.1758 Action of 29 April 1758 
4.4.1759 Achilles v Le Comte de Saint-Florentine 
3.7.1759 Bombardment of Le Havre 
22.6.176225.12.1762
Hero (74) 1759-1810
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1800 Renamed "Rochester"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/418
BWAS-1714
24.6.176828.10.1768
Venus (36) 1758-1828
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1807 Renamed "Heroine"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/207
BWAS-1714
14.3.176919.6.1770
Venus (36) 1758-1828
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1807 Renamed "Heroine"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/231
ADM 6/20
21.9.177020.9.1773
Albion (74) 1763-1797
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/293
BWAS-1714
29.10.177623.1.1778
Prince of Wales (74) 1765-1783
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/225
BWAS-1714
23.1.1778 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/21/356CSORN
28.1.17788.2.1780
Prince of Wales (74) 1765-1783
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
29.1.1778 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/21/360CSORN
30.1.1778 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Barbados & the Leeward Islands ADM 6/21/360ADM 6/21
14.12.177815.12.1778Commanded the British squadron at the Battle of St. Lucia 
19.3.1779 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/21/524CSORN
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
7.2.178011.10.1780
Barfleur (98) 1768-1819
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral ADM 6/22/131
ODNB
26.9.1780 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/22/175CSORN
20.10.1782 Commanded the The Vanguard Squadron - Lead Division at the Battle of Cape Spartel 
17851799Appointed Lieutenant-general of Marinesref:676
24.9.1787 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/23/415CSORN
17918.9.1791
Barfleur (98) 1768-1819
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral
ODNB
12.4.1794 Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/30CSORN
179916.8.1800Appointed General of Marinesref:676


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