John Rodney


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth10.5.1765CSORN
First Known Service18.5.1778CSORN
FatherLord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792)
MotherHenrietta CliesDAR-1837
BrotherSir Edward Rodney (d.1828)DAR-1837
Last Known Service9.1795CSORN
Date of Death9.4.1847 - Boulogne-sur-MerDAR-1837

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
18.5.17781781Royal Naval Academy, Scholar ADM 6/21/408ADM 6/21
3.2.1780 Lieutenant 
14.10.1780 Captain ADM 6/22/472ADM 6/22
14.10.1780 Commander ADM 6/22/472ADM 6/22
14.10.1780 Pocahontas (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/472
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 22.5.1782
ADM 6/22
14.10.178020.10.1780Fowey (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/472
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 22.5.1782
ADM 6/22
20.10.17803.4.1781Boreas (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/45
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 3.4.1783
BWAS-1714
3.4.178110.5.1782Sibyl (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/79BWAS-1714
5.9.1781 Battle of the Chesapeake 
25.1.178226.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts 
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
10.5.17827.1782Anson (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/156
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 27.10.1783
BWAS-1714
2.10.179012.6.1793Quebec (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/73BWAS-1714
6.5.179330.4.1794America (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.17959.1795Vengeance (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
DAR-1837Dodsley's Anual Register - 1837 Digital Book
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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