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Sir John Lawford


NationalityBritish 
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
2.4.17826.6.1783
Namur (90) 1756-1804
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant
E-WIKI
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
4.10.178321.4.1786
Crown (64) 1782-1816
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant ADM 6/23/148
ADM 6/23
1.12.1787 Commander ADM 6/23/440CSORN
1.12.17878.9.1789
Pluto (8) 1782-1817
British 8 Gun
Unrated Fireship
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/440
ADM 6/23
8.9.178928.4.1790
Wasp (14) 1782-1800
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/1
BWAS-1714
28.4.17901.12.1793
Hound (16) 1790-1794
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/25
BWAS-1714
1.12.1793 Captain ADM 6/25/65CSORN
1.12.17938.3.1794
Convert (32) 1793-1794
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/65
Confirmed 24.7.1794
BWAS-1793
1.17983.1798
Agincourt (64) 1796-1814
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1812 Renamed "Bristol"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
3.17988.1800
Romney (50) 1762-1804
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
30.8.1799 Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter 
8.18004.1802
Polyphemus (64) 1782-1827
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
2.4.1801 Battle of Copenhagen 
6.18051.1806
Audacious (74) 1785-1815
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
10.18068.1811
Impetueux (74) 1794-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1795 Renamed "Impetueux"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-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-AdmiralE-WIKI
1832 AdmiralE-WIKI
8.1838 Appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the BathE-WIKI


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