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Thomas Briggs


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1780E-WIKI
First Known Service9.1791E-WIKI
WifeIsabella Harriet TrepandNBD1849
Son
George Campbell BriggsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1841-1845
NBD1849
Uncle
Sir Thomas Pasley (Baronet Pasley of Craig)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1805
NBD1849
Last Known Service1847E-WIKI
Date of Death16.12.1852E-WIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
9.17918.4.1793
Vengeance (74) 1774-1816
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman
NBD1849
10.9.1791 
Bellerophon (74) 1786-1836
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1824 Renamed "Captivity"
, 1st Class Volunteer
NBD1849
4.17931795
Meleager (32) 1785-1801
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman
NBD1849
17951796
Diadem (64) 1782-1832
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman
NBD1849
14.3.1795 Action off Genoa 
13.7.1795 Battle of Hyeres 
8.179628.9.1797
Aigle (36) 1782-1798
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman
NBD1849
28.9.1797 LieutenantCSORN
28.9.179718.7.1798
Aigle (36) 1782-1798
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
10.7.179930.6.1800
Salamine (16) 1799-1802
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
30.1.1800 CommanderCSORN
30.1.180024.7.1801
Salamine (16) 1799-1802
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
27.9.180113.3.1803
Madras (56) 1795-1807
British 56 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Commander and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
180414.12.1805
Agincourt (64) 1796-1814
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1812 Renamed "Bristol"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
14.12.180523.1.1807
Orpheus (32) 1780-1807
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Commander and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
24.7.1807 CaptainCSORN
27.4.18087.11.1808
Theseus (74) 1786-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
6.180812.1808
Valiant (74) 1807-1843
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
7.11.18089.1814
Clorinde (38) 1803-1817
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
29.11.18103.12.1810Capture of Mauritius 
1814 Married Isabella (3 sons and a daughter)NBD1849
10.181419.7.1816
Leviathan (74) 1790-1848
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
15.5.18182.1821
Queen Charlotte (100) 1810-1892
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
18231829Appointed Resident Commissioner at BermudaNBD1849
18296.1832Appointed Resident Commissioner at Malta DockyardNBD1849
6.18321838Appointed Admiral-Superintendant at Malta DockyardNBD1849
27.6.1832 Rear-AdmiralNBD1849
23.11.1841 Vice-AdmiralNBD1849
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
185112.1852Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PortsmouthE-WIKI


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