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...

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....

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...

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  ...

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...

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  ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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    ...

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...

Mediterranean Fleet Commander-in-Chief 1774-1860

1774-78     Vice-Admiral Robert Man 1778-80     Vice-Admiral Robert Duff 1780-83     No fleet present 1783-84     Commodore John Lindsay 1785-89     Commodore Phillips Cosby 1789-92   Rear-Admiral Joseph Peyton 1792-93     Rear-Admiral Samuel Goodall 1793-94    ...

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...

Lieutenant-Governor of Greenwich Hospital 1774-1853

1774-78        Captain Thomas Baillie 1781-84?      Captain Broderick Hartwell 1793-00        Captain William Locker 1800-06        Captain Sir Richard Pearson 1806-09 1809-31        Captain William Browell 1831-40        Rear-Admiral Sir Jahleel Brenton 1840-53      ...

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...

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...

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  ...

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...