Sir Josias Rowley

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1756CSORN
First Known Service24.12.1783CSORN
CousinSir Charles Rowley (Baronet of Hill House) (1770-1845)
Last Known Service1821CSORN
Date of Death10.1.1842

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
24.12.1783 LieutenantCSORN
14.3.1794 Commander ADM 6/25/19CSORN
14.3.17941.1795Lark (16), Commander and Commanding Officer: On board from 24.3.1794 ADM 6/25/19BWAS-1793
6.4.1795 CaptainCSORN
9.17976.1799Braave (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
18011802Imperieuse (38), Captain and Commanding Officerref:997
4.18057.1810Raisonable (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
22.7.1805 3rd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
18083.1810Nereide (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
18126.1814America (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-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 Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
9.18181821Spencer (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
18.12.18339.2.1837Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean SeaEWIKI
4.7.1840 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathTKE1


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ref:997African Kalendar for MDCCCIIH H SmithBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site

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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