Downs commander-in-chief 1777-1815

1777-78 Commodore John Elliot 1778-79 Vice-Admiral Matthew Buckle 1779-82 Vice-Admiral Francis William Drake 1780 -81 Rear-Admiral John Evans* 1781-82 Rear-Admiral Sir Richard Hughes * 1782-90 Station not active 1790-91 Rear-Admiral Sir Richard King 1791-93 Station...

East Indies Commander-in-Chief 1773-1862

1773-77 Commodore Sir Edward Hughes 1776-80 Commodore Sir Edward Vernon 1779-84 Rear-Admiral Sir Edward Hughes 1783-85 Commodore Andrew Mitchell 1785-86 Commodore Charles Hughes 1786-88 No Naval presence 1788-93 Commodore Hon. William Cornwallis 1793-94 No Naval...

Halifax Commander-in-Chief 1776-1853

1776-78 Captain Sir George Collier 1778 Captain Charles Feilding 1778-79 Captain Sir George Collier 1780-83 Captain Sir Andrew Hamond 1783-85 Captain Sir Charles Douglas 1785-89 Commodore Herbert Sawyer 1789-92 Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Hughes 1792-94 1794-97...

Members of Parliament

Here is a list of individuals from the Officer Biography Section who served as Members of Parliament.   Edward Henry A’Court 1820 – 1831, 1837 – 1847 Sir Charles Adam 1831 – 1841 Sir Edmund Affleck 1782 – 1788 Sir John Poo Beresford...

Honours

Here is a list of the honours inherited or earned by the officers who will appear in the Officer Biography section: Officer Year Award Reason Sir Charles Adam 1835 K.C.B. Service Sir Edmund Affleck 1782 Baronet Battle of the Saintes Sir Francis Austen 1837 K.C.B....

North Sea Commander-in-Chief 1781, 1795-1815

1782 Commodore Hon. Keith Stewart 1781-82 Vice-Admiral Sir Hyde Parker 1783-95 No Squadron present 1795-00 Admiral Viscount Duncan 1800-02 Vice-Admiral Archibald Dickson 1803-07 Admiral Lord Keith 1807-10 Admiral Thomas Macnamara Russell 1809-10 Rear-Admiral Sir...

Leeward Islands Commander-in-Chief 1775-1853

1775-78 Vice-Admiral James Young 1778-79 Rear-Admiral Hon. Samuel Barrington 1779 Vice-Admiral Hon John Byron 1779-80 Rear-Admiral Sir Hyde Parker 1780-81 Admiral Sir George Rodney 1781-82 Rear-Admiral Sir Samuel Hood 1782 Admiral Sir George Rodney 1782-83 Admiral...

Portsmouth Commander-in-Chief 1774-1860

1774-77 Vice-Admiral Sir James Douglas 1777-83 Admiral Sir Thomas Pye 1779 Rear-Admiral Sir Edward Hughes * 1783-86 Admiral John Montagu 1787-88 Vice-Admiral Lord Hood 1789-92 Vice Admiral Robert Roddam 1792-93 Vice-Admiral Lord Hood 1793-99 Admiral Sir Peter Parker...

Plymouth Commander-in-Chief 1776-1860

1776-77 Vice-Admiral John Amherst 1777-83 Vice-Admiral Lord Shuldham 1783-86 Vice-Admiral Mark Milbanke 1787-90 Vice-Admiral Thomas Graves 1790-92 Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bickerton 1792-93 Rear-Admiral Phillips Cosby 1794-96 Admiral Sir Richard King 1796 Vice-Admiral...

Newfoundland Commander-in-Chief 1772-1841

1772-74 Commodore Molyneaux Shuldham 1775 Rear-Admiral Robert Duff 1776-78 Vice-Admiral John Montagu 1779-81 Rear-Admiral Richard Edwards 1782-85 Vice-Admiral John Campbell 1786-88 Rear-Admiral John Elliot 1789-91 Vice-Admiral Mark Milbanke 1792-93 Vice-Admiral Sir...

Cape Commander-in-Chief 1795-1852

1795-96 Vice-Admiral George Keith Elphinstone 1796-98 Rear-Admiral Thomas Pringle 1798 Rear-Admiral Sir Hugh Christian 1799-03 Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Curtis 1803-06 Dutch Colony 1806-07 Commodore Sir Home Popham 1807-08 Rear-Admiral Charles Stirling 1808 Commodore...

North America Commander-in-Chief 1795-1852

1774-76 Vice-Admiral Samuel Graves 1776 Rear-Admiral Sir Molyneaux Shuldham 1776-78 Vice-Admiral Viscount Howe 1778-79 Rear-Admiral James Gambier 1779 Commodore Sir George Collier 1779-81 Vice-Admiral Marriot Arbuthnot 1781 Rear-Admiral Thomas Graves 1781-83...

Cork Commander-in-Chief 1793-1848

1793-00 Vice-Admiral Robert Kingsmill 1800-07 Admiral Sir Alan Gardner 1807-10 Vice-Admiral James Hawkins Whitshed 1810-13 Vice-Admiral Edward Thornbrough 1813-15 Vice-Admiral Herbert Sawyer 1816-18 Rear-Admiral Sir Benjamin Hallowell 1818-21 Rear-Admiral Sir Josias...

The Nore Commander-in-Chief 1775-1860

1775-76 Vice-Admiral Edward Vernon 1776-78 1778-83 Vice-Admiral Robert Roddam 1783-85 Commodore Sir Walter Stirling 1785-88 Commodore Sir Andrew Hamond 1788-92 Vice-Admiral Richard Edwards 1792-93 Commodore William Locker 1793-95 Vice-Admiral John Dalrymple 1795...

Jamaica Commander-in-Chief 1774-1843

1774-78 Vice-Admiral Clark Gayton 1778-81 Vice-Admiral Sir Peter Parker 1781-82 Rear-Admiral Thomas Graves 1782-83 Rear-Admiral Joshua Rowley 1783-84 Vice-Admiral James Gambier 1784-86 Rear-Admiral Alexander Innes 1786-89 Commodore Alan Gardner 1789-92 Rear-Admiral...

Channel Fleet Commander-in-Chief 1778-1849

1778-79 Admiral Hon. Augustus Keppel 1779-80 Admiral Sir Charles Hardy 1780 Admiral Francis Geary 1780-82 Vice-Admiral George Darby 1782-83 Admiral Viscount Howe 1783-84 Commodore Sir John Lindsay 1785-88 Commodore John Leveson-Gower 1790 Admiral Earl Howe 1793-97...

Governor of Greenwich Hospital 1771-1869

1771-79 Admiral Sir Charles Hardy 1779-96 Admiral Sir Hugh Palliser 1796-16 Admiral Lord Hood 1816-21 Admiral Sir John Colpoys 1821-34 Admiral Sir Richad Keats 1834-39 Rear-Admiral Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy 1839-40 Admiral Hon. Charles Elphinstone Fleeming 1841-47...

Comptroller of the Navy 1775-1832

1775-78 Captain Maurice Suckling 1778-90 Captain Sir Charles Middleton 1790-94 Captain Sir Henry Martin 1794-06 Captain Sir Andrew Snape Hamond 1806 Captain Henry Nicholls 1806-16 Rear-Admiral Sir Thomas Boulden Thompson 1816-31 Vice -Admiral Sir Thomas Byam Martin...

First Lord of the Admiralty 1771-1852

1771-82 Earl of Sandwich 1782-83 Admiral Viscount Keppel 1783 Admiral Viscount Howe 1783 Admiral Viscount Keppel 1783-88 Admiral Viscount Howe 1788-94 Earl of Chatham 1794-01 Earl Spencer 1801-04 Earl of St. Vincent 1804-05 Viscount Melville 1805-06 Admiral Lord...

Prime Ministers 1770-1827

1770-82 Lord North 1782 Lord Rockingham 1782-83 Lord Shelburne 1783 Duke of Portland 1783-01 William Pitt 1801-04 Henry Addington 1804-06 William Pitt 1806-07 Lord Grenville 1807-09 Duke of Portland 1809-12 Spencer Perceval 1812-27 Lord...