James Trevenen was born in Rosewarne on 1 Jan 1760 and died in Viborg in 1790. He served in the Royal Navy and Imperial Russian Navy.
Midshipman on the Resolution
Son of the Rev. John Trevenen. Brother-in-Law of Charles Vinicombe Penrose.
• As Midshipman on Resolution, he took part in James Cook's third voyage around the world.
• Joined the Imperial Russian Navy in 1787.
Penrose, John. 1850. Lives of Vice-Admiral Sir Charles Vinicombe Penrose, K.C.B., and Captain James Trevenen, Knight of the Russian Orders of St. George and St. Vladimir. London: John Murray.