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Henry Harvey (1)

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Officer of the British Navy

Henry Harvey (1)

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Personal Details
Date of Birth1737/07W031
WifeElizabeth Boys (1740 - 1823)
Father-in-LawWilliam Boys
SonHenry Harvey
SonRichard Harvey
FatherRichard Harvey of Eastry, Kent
MotherElizabeth Nichols
BrotherJohn Harvey
Date of Death1794/06/01W032
Naval Service Events
ShipDate fromDate ToEventSource
1751/05Entered the NavyW031
Centaur1751/05As MidshipmanW031
Promoted to Lieutenant, 10th March 1757W032
Hampshire1757/03/10As Third LieutenantW031
Hussar1762/03/23As First LieutenantW031
Mermaid17631764As First LieutenantW031
Magdalen17641765As CommanderW031
1768/08Appointed to command the revenue cutter Swift in the channel and North SeaW031
1771/04Placed on Half-PayW031
Racehorse1773/031773/10As First LieutenantW031
Racehorse1773/04On a voyage of discovery towards the north poleW031
Racehorse1773/10Returned from the ArcticW031
Promoted to Commander, 15th October 1773W032
Martin1776/011777/05As CommanderW031
Promoted to Post Captain, 9th May 1777W032
Squirrel1777/05/091778/12As CommanderW031
Convert1778/121782/08As CommanderW031
Rose1786/031789As CommanderW031
Promoted to Rear-Admiral of the Blue, 4th July 1794W032
1794/07/04Took command of a small squadron in the North SeaW031
Prince of Wales1795/011795/06/01As Flag OfficerW031
Promoted to Rear-Admiral of the Red, 1st June 1795W032
Prince of Wales1795/06/011799/02As Flag OfficerW031
Prince of Wales1795/06/23At the Action of Ile Groix
1796/04Appointed commander-in-chief in the Leeward IslandsW031
Prince of Wales1797/02/16At the 1797 Capture of Trinidad
Promoted to Vice-Admiral of the White, 14th February 1799W032
Royal Sovereign18001802As Flag OfficerW031
Promoted to Vice-Admiral of the Red, 1st January 1801W032
Promoted to Admiral of the Blue, 23rd April 1804W032
Promoted to Admiral of the White, 9th November 1805W032
Personal Events


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W031Oxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University Press

W032Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith

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