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Sir William Mitchell


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth2.1746CSORN
First Known Service2.11.1781CSORN
Last Known Service4.6.1814CSORN
Date of Death7.3.1816CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
2.11.1781 LieutenantCSORN
27.4.1782 CommanderCSORN
27.4.17827.1783
Pigmy (10) 1779-1784
British 10 Gun
Unrated Cutter
1782 Renamed "Pigmy"
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/460
BWAS-1714
27.1.178723.8.1790
Calypso (16) 1783-1803
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/377
BWAS-1714
8.10.179022.11.1790
Regulus (44) 1785-1816
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/75
ADM 6/24
22.11.1790 CaptainCSORN
22.11.17903.12.1792
Boston (28) 1762-1811
British 28 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/88
ADM 6/24
10.179412.1794
Excellent (74) 1787-1835
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
1.17952.1795
Caesar (80) 1793-1821
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
2.17958.1795
Nonsuch (52) 1774-1802
British 52 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
6.179513.5.1796
Salisbury (50) 1769-1796
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
9.1797 
Adamant (50) 1780-1814
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
9.17978.1799
Isis (50) 1774-1810
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
11.10.1797 Battle of Camperdown 
7.179912.1799
Resolution (74) 1770-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
28.8.1799 Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Nieuwe Diep 
30.8.1799 Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter 
6.18001803
Zealand (64) 1796-1830
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1812 Renamed "Justitia"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
10.12.180514.10.1807Appointed to command the Sea Fencibles at ShorehamRNB1823
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
31.7.1810 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1.8.1811 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
4.12.1813 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.6.1814 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
2.1.1815 Appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1


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