Sir Thomas Boulden Thompson

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth28.2.1766 - Barham, Kentref:949
First Known Service14.1.1782CSORN
A.K.A.Thomas Bouldenref:949
Father-in-LawRobert Raikes Esq.TNC
WifeAnn Raikes - Married 25.2.1799 - Gloucester, St Mary de Cryptref:949
SonThomas Raikes Trigge Thompson (1804-?)ref:949
Last Known Service4.6.1814CSORN
Date of Death3.3.1828 - Hartsbourne, Hertfordshireref:949
Will Probated21.3.1828, PROB 11/1738/222

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
14.1.1782 Lieutenant ADM 6/22/487CSORN
14.1.178218.4.1783Berbice (8), Lieutenant and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/487ADM 6/22
27.3.1786 Commander ADM 6/23/323CSORN
27.3.17862.12.1788Nautilus (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/232BWAS-1714
22.11.1790 Captain ADM 6/24/88CSORN
22.11.1790 Veteran (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/88ADM 6/24
11.179618.8.1798Leander (52), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
24.7.1797 Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife 
1.8.1798 Battle of the Nile 
18.8.1798 Généreux vs Leander 
17.12.1798 Tried for the loss of the Leander, 'Most honourably acquited'.TNC
2.17993.4.1801Bellona (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
13.2.1799 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE2
19.6.1799 Capture off Cape Sicie 
2.4.1801 Lost a legBG
2.4.1801 Battle of Copenhagen 
20.6.180624.2.1816Appointed Comptroller of the NavyOHMB7
25.10.1809 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
31.7.1810 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
12.8.1812 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
4.6.1814 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
2.1.1815 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
14.9.1822 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathTKE1


ref:949The Annual Register Book
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
TNCThe Naval ChronicalVariousPeriodical
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
TKE2The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IIWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
BGThe London GazetteOfficialWeb Site
OHMB7Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 7: Navy Board Officials 1660-1832J.M. CollingeWeb Site
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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