Sir Francis Laforey (2nd Baronet Laforey)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth31.12.1767 - Virginia ODNB
First Known Service26.8.1789CSORN
FatherSir John Laforey (1st Baronet Laforey) (1729-1796)SNForum
MotherEleanor FarleyODNB
Last Known Service4.6.1814CSORN
Date of Death1835NL1835-6

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
26.8.1789 Lieutenant ADM 6/23/542CSORN
6.6.1791 Commander ADM 6/24/124ADM 6/24
6.6.17915.6.1793Fairy (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/124BWAS-1714
5.6.1793 Captain ADM 6/24/244CSORN
5.6.1793 Champion (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/244ADM 6/24
5.8.17931795Carysfort (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/259BWAS-1714
29.5.1794 Carysfort vs Castor 
5.17957.1795Aimable (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.17953.1796Beaulieu (40), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.17963.1797Scipio (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
23.4.17962.5.1796Capture of Demerara, Essequibo and Berbice 
14.6.1796 Succeeded as 2nd Baronet LaforeyODNB
4.17974.1801Hydra (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
3.180412.1809Spartiate (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 
30.5.1808 Commanded the British vessels at the Action of 30th May 1808 
24.6.180926.6.1809Operations in the Bay of Naples 
31.7.1810 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
9.18105.1812Dragon (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
12.8.1812 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
6.1814 Vestal (16), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
4.6.1814 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
2.1.1815 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1


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