Thomas Briggs

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1780EWIKI
First Known Service9.1791EWIKI
WifeIsabella Harriet TrepandNBD1849
SonGeorge Campbell Briggs (1819-1845)NBD1849
UncleSir Thomas Pasley (Baronet Pasley of Craig) (1734-1808)NBD1849
Last Known Service1847EWIKI
Date of Death16.12.1852EWIKI

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
9.17918.4.1793Vengeance (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
10.9.1791 Bellerophon (74), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
4.17931795Meleager (32), MidshipmanNBD1849
17951796Diadem (64), MidshipmanNBD1849
14.3.1795 Action off Genoa 
13.7.1795 Battle of Hyeres 
8.179628.9.1797Aigle (36), MidshipmanNBD1849
28.9.1797 LieutenantCSORN
28.9.179718.7.1798Aigle (36), LieutenantNBD1849
10.7.179930.6.1800Salamine (16), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
30.1.1800 CommanderCSORN
30.1.180024.7.1801Salamine (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
27.9.180113.3.1803Madras (56), Commander and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
180414.12.1805Agincourt (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
14.12.180523.1.1807Orpheus (32), Commander and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
24.7.1807 CaptainCSORN
27.4.18087.11.1808Theseus (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
6.180812.1808Valiant (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
7.11.18089.1814Clorinde (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
29.11.18103.12.1810Capture of Mauritius 
1814 Married Isabella (3 sons and a daughter)NBD1849
10.181419.7.1816Leviathan (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
15.5.18182.1821Queen Charlotte (100), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
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 — PortsmouthEWIKI


EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 171/8ADM 171/8 Surviving officers and men entitled to clasps of the Naval GSM for actions from 1793 -1827British AdmiraltyDocument

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