William Lanyon

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service23.8.1779CSORN
Last Known Service17.3.1814CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
23.8.1779 Lieutenant ADM 6/22/186CSORN
17901795Spider (12), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
10.1799 Kent (12), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerSNL1799
12.17991801Matilda (28), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.18051811Genereux (74), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
17.3.1814 Superannuated CommanderCSORN


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
SNL1799Steele's Navy List October 1799SteeleBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by Brian on Thursday 16th of April 2015 21:28

Edinburgh Advertiser April 1796: Plymouth March 31, Arrived this morning the Spider, cutter, of 14 guns, Lieut. Lanyon, commander, from a cruize and has brought in a small French schooner privateer, painted on the stern, Poll of Jersey. mounting one swivel gun, burden about 12 tons, with 20 men, which she captured yesterday, a few leagues to the westward of this port.

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