Sir Francis Laforey


NationalityBritish 
RolesSailor 
First Known Service1789/08/26CSORN
FatherJohn LaforeySNForum
Last Known Service1814/06/04CSORN
Date of Death1835NL1835-6

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1789/08/26 LieutenantCSORN
1790/11/22 CommanderCSORN
1791/061792Fairy, as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1793/06/05 CaptainCSORN
1793/081795Carysfort, as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1794/05/29 Carysfort vs Castor 
1795/051795/07Aimable, as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1795/121796/03Beaulieu, as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1796/031797/03Scipio, as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1796/04/231796/05/02Capture of Demerara, Essequibo and Berbice 
1797/041801/04Hydra, as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1804/031809/12Spartiate, as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1805/10/21 Battle of Trafalgar 
1808/05/30 Commanded the British vessels at the Action of 30th May 1808 
1809/06/241809/06/26Operations in the Bay of Naples 
1810/07/31 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1810/091812/05Dragon, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
1812/08/12 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1814/06 Vestal, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
1814/06/04 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1815/01/02 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1

Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORN Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
SNForum Sailing Navies (Forum) Web Site
NL1835-6 The Navy List 1835 - JuneThe AdmiraltyDigital Book
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1 The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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