William Baker Strugnell

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth27.7.1788NBD1849
First Known Service24.11.1795NBD1849
FatherJames Strugnell (1747-1796)ref:554
MotherElizabeth Baker (1758-1842)ref:554
WifeEmma Bishop (d.1843)NBD1849
BrotherJames Alabaster Strugnell (1782-1807)ref:554
Last Known Service8.1830NBD1849
Date of Death2.6.1850ref:554

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
24.11.1795 Entered the NavyNBD1849
24.11.17951799Imperieuse (38), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
7.17994.1802Shannon (32), MidshipmanNBD1849
30.8.1799 Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter 
7.18029.1802Fisgard (44), MidshipmanNBD1849
9.18021804Naiad (38), MidshipmanNBD1849
1804 Ville de Paris (110), MidshipmanNBD1849
18045.1805Genereux (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
5.18056.1809Aeolus (32), MidshipmanNBD1849
4.11.1805 Battle of Cape Ortegal 
28.1.180924.2.1809Capture of Martinique 
6.18091810Swiftsure (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
18105.1811Atalante (18), Acting LieutenantNBD1849
12.181110.1813Malta (80), Master's MateNBD1849
10.181318.7.1814Pompee (80), Acting LieutenantNBD1849
18.7.1814 LieutenantCSORN
18.7.181410.1814Pompee (80), LieutenantNBD1849
10.18246.1826Ramillies (74), LieutenantNBD1849
1826 Agent for Transports AfloatNBD1849
6.18278.1830Swallow, Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
6.1839 Commanding the Semaphores at Putney and Chelsea, until June 1844NBD1849
13.2.1845 Admiralty agent aboard a contract mail steam-vesselNBD1849
13.2.1845 Married Emma (9 children)NBD1849


NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ref:554ADM/L - Navy Board, Lieutenants' LogsAuthorityDocument
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site

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Posted by clive strugnell on Monday 22nd of February 2016 13:05

I have since found William Baker Strugnell's grave and headstone in the New Kirk cemetary at Braddan on the Isle of Man. He is recorded as being in command of the British Coastguard station on the Isle of Man

Posted by clive strugnell on Thursday 6th of June 2013 06:36

I am a direct decendant of William Baker Strugnell.I am visiting the Isle of Man where he is buried in the Braddon new Kirk Cemetary. I hope to find his grave today

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