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Trafalgar Ancestors



George Ryan aged 24 born in Africa.

Ship: HMS Victory

Rating/Rank: Ordinary Seaman


Personal details



In the ship's pay books for HMS Jalouse (TNA document reference ADM 35/2877 and ADM 35/3528) George Ryan's place of birth is given as Monserrat. Discharged invalided 21 Oct 1813 to HMS Gladiator.


Service details


HMS Enterprize

Ship's pay book number: (SL 1220)
10 April 1803 to 11 April 1803
Rank/rating: Ord
Comments: George Ryan appears to have been 'pressed' into service in Deptford.
Comments: From HMS Enterprize, George Ryan, appears to have joined either the Active or Ant Revenue Cutter.

HMS Utrecht

Ship's pay book number: (SB 304)
16 April 1803 to 11 May 1803
Rank/rating: Ordinary Seaman
Comments: prest

HMS Victory

Ship's pay book number: (SB 291)
11 May 1803 to 15 January 1806 (Was at Trafalgar)
Rank/rating: Ordinary Seaman
Comments: prest

HMS Ocean

Ship's pay book number: (SB 236)
17 January 1806 to 16 July 1809
Rank/rating: Ordinary Seaman

HMS Salvador Del Mundo

Ship's pay book number: (SB 58980)
17 July 1809 to 15 September 1809

HMS Jalouse

Ship's pay book number: (SB 64)
16 September 1809 to 21 October 1813
Comments: Discharged 21 October 1813 invalided to HMS Gladiator.

HMS Gladiator


Sources used


Catalogue reference: ADM 36/15900


Last updated: 11 October 2004


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