Sir Archibald Dickson

First Known Service1729/09/19 
FatherArchibald Dickson 
WifeElizabeth Porter (d. 1799) 
WifeFrances Anne Willis 
NephewSir Archibald Collingwood Dickson 
BrotherWilliam Dickson 
Last Known Service1803 
Date of Death1803/05TRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
Lieutenant, 1759/09/19CSORN
1765/031765Egmont As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
Commander, 1771/01/10CSORN
Captain, 1774/01/31CSORN
1774/01/311775Antelope As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1775/101780Greyhound As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1779/07/241779/08/12Penobscot ExpeditionBWAS-1714
1780/04/17 Battle of MartiniqueBWAS-1714
1780/05/15 Action of 1780-05-15BWAS-1714
1780/05/19 Action of 1780-05-19BWAS-1714
17861790Goliath As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1790/061790/08Captain As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1793/011795Egmont As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
Rear-Admiral of the Blue, 1794/04/12CSORN
Rear-Admiral of the White, 1794/07/04CSORN
1795/03/14 Action off GenoaCSORN
Vice-Admiral of the Blue, 1795/06/01CSORN
1795/07/13 Battle of HyeresCSORN
1798/061799Veteran As Flag OfficerBWAS-1714
1799/011799/03Monmouth As Flag OfficerBWAS-1793
Vice-Admiral of the Red, 1799/02/14CSORN
1799/051799/06Monarch As Flag OfficerBWAS-1714
Appointed Commander-in-Chief at North Sea, 1800ref:676
1800 Married Francisref:676
18011802Blenheim As Flag OfficerBWAS-1714
Admiral of the Blue, 1801/01/01CSORN
Created 1st Baronet of Hardingham Hall, 1802/09/21EWIKI


TRN3 The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
CSORN Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ref:676 More than Nelson Web Site
EWIKI WikipediaVariousWeb Site
Previous comments on this page

Posted by helen on Thursday 17th of November 2016 11:45

many thanks for this lovely biography and would love to contact Katherine who wrote on 18 april 2014


Posted by Brian Stephens on Sunday 20th of April 2014 22:39

The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year 1829 Volume 99
Lieut.-General Dickson; Jan 29 at Bath, John Dickson Esq., aged 84, a Lieut. General in the service of the East India Company; Lieut. General Dickson was the third and youngest son of Archibald Dickson, Esq. and younger brother to Admiral William Dickson, and to Admiral Sir Archibald Dickson, Bart. who both died in 1803. (more on page 373)

Posted by katherine d. werner on Friday 18th of April 2014 18:51

Looking for 5great
Grandfather, AdmArchibald Dickson.

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