Isaac Coffin was born in Boston, Massachusetts on 16 May 1759 and died in Cheltenham on 23 Jul 1839. He served in the Royal Navy.
Baronet in 1804
Entered Navy (1773)
RAdm W (1804)
RAdm R (1805)
VAdm B (1808)
VAdm W (1810)
VAdm R (1812)
Adm B (1814)
Adm W (1821)
Adm R (1830)
Son of Nathaniel Coffin.
• Commissioner at Lisbon (Sept 1797)
• Commissioner at Sheerness (1799)
• Promoted directly to Rear-Admiral of the White from Post-Captain.
• By royal license, he assumed the surname of Greenly upon marriage to Elizabeth Browne Greenly (1811). However, he relinquished the name in March 1813.
• MP Ilchester (1818–1826)
1804. Biographical Memoir of Sir Isaac Coffin, Bart. Rear-Admiral of the White Squadron. The Naval Chronicle. 12:1–12.
Amory, Thomas Coffin. 1886. The Life of Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin, Baronet, his English and American Ancestors. Boston: Cupples, Upham and Company.
Coffin, Robert P. Tristram. 1951. Sir Isaac Coffin, Bart. (1759-1839) Admiral and Prophet. New York: The Newcomen Society in North America.