John Bazely

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service4.1755CSORN
FatherJohn Bazely (1741-1809)
Last Known Service9.7.1814CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
4.1755 Entered the NavyN-GAZ
19.4.1783 Lieutenant ADM 6/23/99CSORN
1794 Royal George (100), Third LieutenantTNC
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
5.7.1794 Commander ADM 6/25/56CSORN
5.7.1794 Alecto (12), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/56ADM 6/25
11.11.1794 CaptainCSORN
11.11.179412.1795Prince of Wales (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
12.17946.1795Blenheim (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 
17966.1797Hind (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.12.179721.1.1802Overyssel (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerTRN4
30.8.1799 Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter 
9.7.1814 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralCSORN


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
N-GAZThe Naval gazetteer, Biographer and ChronologistJ W NorieBook
TNCThe Naval ChronicalVariousPeriodical
ADM 6/25ADM 6/25 Commission and Warrant Book 1794-1796 Apr.  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
TRN4The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IVWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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Posted by Ben on Monday 23rd of April 2012 18:43

It was actually his father, John Bazely (1741-1809), who commanded Blenheim at Ile Groix in 1795, shortly before his promotion to rear-admiral. Incidentally the elder Bazely was promoted to full admiral on 9 November 1805.

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