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Sir Josias Rowley


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1756CSORN
First Known Service24.12.1783CSORN
Cousin
Sir Charles Rowley (Baronet of Hill House)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1825

Last Known Service1821CSORN
Date of Death10.1.1842

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
24.12.1783 LieutenantCSORN
14.3.1794 CommanderCSORN
14.3.17941.1795
Lark (16) 1794-1809
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer: On board from 24.3.1794 ADM 6/25/19
BWAS-1793
6.4.1795 CaptainCSORN
9.17976.1799
Braave (32) 1796-1825
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
18011802
Imperieuse (38) 1793-1858
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1803 Renamed "Unite"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
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4.18057.1810
Raisonable (64) 1768-1815
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
22.7.1805 3rd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
18083.1810
Nereide (36) 1797-1810
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
18126.1814
America (74) 1810-1867
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
9.5.181210.5.1812Attack at Laigueglia 
4.6.1814 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
2.1.1815 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
9.18181821
Spencer (74) 1800-1822
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1793
18.12.18339.2.1837Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean SeaE-WIKI
4.7.1840 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE1


Previous comments on this page

Posted by Tim Oakley on Saturday 28th of April 2012 20:00

Sir Josias Rowley, 1st Baronet Captain of Imperieuse 40 returns to UK June 1802


Posted by Tim Oakley on Friday 13th of April 2012 21:04

Sir Josias Rowley, 1st Baronet Captain of Braave40 to Imperieuse40 at Cape of Good Hope and is sent to E. Indies [Thomas Alexander taking over Braave40 Oct 1799]

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