Sir William Mitchell

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 Lieutenant ADM 6/22/359CSORN
27.4.1782 Commander ADM 6/22/460CSORN
27.4.17827.1783Pigmy (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/460BWAS-1714
27.1.178723.8.1790Calypso (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/377BWAS-1714
8.10.179022.11.1790Regulus (44), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/75ADM 6/24
22.11.1790 Captain ADM 6/24/88CSORN
22.11.17903.12.1792Boston (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/88ADM 6/24
10.179412.1794Excellent (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.17952.1795Caesar (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.17958.1795Nonsuch (52), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.179513.5.1796Salisbury (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
9.1797 Adamant (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
9.17978.1799Isis (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
11.10.1797 Battle of Camperdown 
7.179912.1799Resolution (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
28.8.1799 Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Nieuwe Diep 
30.8.1799 Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter 
6.18001803Zealand (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-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


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
RNB1823Royal Navy BiographyJohn MarshallDigital Book
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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