Sir John Lawford

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1756CSORN
First Known Service23.12.1777CSORN
Last Known Service1832CSORN
Date of Death22.12.1842 - Grove Road, St John's Wood, LondonCSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
23.12.1777 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/347CSORN
1782 Namur (90), First LieutenantEWIKI
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
4.10.1783 Crown (64), First Lieutenant ADM 6/23/148ADM 6/23
1.12.1787 Commander ADM 6/23/440CSORN
1.12.17878.9.1789Pluto (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/440ADM 6/23
8.9.178928.4.1790Wasp (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/1BWAS-1714
28.4.17901.12.1793Hound (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/25BWAS-1714
1.12.1793 Captain ADM 6/25/65CSORN
1.12.17938.2.1794Convert (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/65
Commission confirmed 24.7.1794
1.17983.1798Agincourt (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
3.17988.1800Romney (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
30.8.1799 Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter 
8.18004.1802Polyphemus (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
2.4.1801 Battle of Copenhagen 
6.18051.1806Audacious (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
10.18068.1811Impetueux (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1.8.1811 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.12.1813 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
4.6.1814 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1819 Vice-AdmiralEWIKI
1832 AdmiralEWIKI
8.1838 Appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the BathEWIKI


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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