Israel Pellew was born in Dover on 25 Aug 1758 and died in Plymouth on 19 Jul 1832 after a lingering illness. He served in the Royal Navy.
Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB) on 2 Jan 1815
Entered Navy (1771)
RAdm B (1810)
RAdm W (1812)
VAdm B (1819)
Adm B (1830)
Captain on the Amphion to 22 Sep 1796
He appears as a character in the book "1805" (Richard Woodman).
Son of Samuel and Constance (née Longford) Pellew. Younger brother of Edward Pellew. Uncle of Fleetwood Broughton Reynolds Pellew and Pownoll Bastard Pellew.
• Present as a volunteer on board Nymphe, 36 (Captain Edward Pellew) during the battle with the French frigate La Cléopâtre, 36 (18 Jun 1793).
• As Captain of Amphion, 32, he was wounded when the ship caught fire and blew up while at anchor at Plymouth (22 Sept 1796).
• As Captain of Conqueror, 74, he took part in the Battle of Trafalgar (21 Oct 1805).