William Barnham Rider

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1781CSORN
Last Known Service1847CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1781 Able SeamanNBD1849
1781 Crocodile (24), Able SeamanNBD1849
1782 MidshipmanNBD1849
1782 Resistance (44), MidshipmanNBD1849
1795 Diadem (64), LieutenantADM 171/8
14.3.1795 Action off Genoa 
13.7.1795 Battle of Hyeres 
9.3.1796 LieutenantCSORN
22.1.1806 CommanderCSORN
8.180620.11.1810Challenger (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
20.11.1810 Court martialled for returning home with despatches from the Lieutenant-Governor of Curaçoa without having obtained the previous authority of the naval Commander-in-Chief at Jamaica and stripped of his commissionNBD1849
3.1811 Commission as a Commander restored but remains on half-payNBD1849
1847 Received the Naval General Service Medal with a clasp for an action with a French fleet and the capture of 2 sail of the line whilst serving on Diadem on 1795/03/14ADM 171/8

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