Charles Fielding


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth2.7.1738ref:676
First Known Service26.10.1756ref:676
FatherLt-Col Hon. Charles Fielding (1717-1746)ref:676
MotherMrs Anne Bridges, née Palmerref:676
WifeSophia Finch - Married 29.2.1772ref:676
SonCharles Fielding (1780-1837)ref:676
DaughterSophia Charlotteref:950
DaughterAugustus Sophiaref:950
DaughterMaltidaref:950
SisterElizabethref:950
Last Known Service22.6.1763ref:676
Date of Death11.1.1783CSORN
Cause of DeathDied of woundsref:676

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
26.10.17561757Tartar (32), Captain (Privateer) and Commanding OfficerHCA26
19.5.1757 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/62CSORN
14.4.1760 Commander ADM 6/19/158CSORN
14.4.176027.8.1760Swallow (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/158BWAS-1714
27.8.1760 Captain ADM 6/19/193CSORN
27.8.17604.11.1760Flamborough (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/193BWAS-1714
29.3.176111.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 
19.5.176122.6.1763Unicorn (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/316BWAS-1714
21.6.176929.8.1770Achilles (60), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 26.6.1769 ADM 6/20/243ADM 6/20
16.8.177027.11.1771Rainbow (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/288BWAS-1714
29.2.1772 Married Sophia (3 daughters, 1 son)ref:676
7.5.17728.5.1775Kent (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/443BWAS-1714
20.2.177614.11.1778Diamond (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/160BWAS-1714
14.11.177814.4.1779Sultan (74), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 24.11.1778 ADM 6/22/129
Issued by John Byron (1723-1786), North America
Commission confirmed 13.5.1780
BWAS-1714
14.4.17798.3.1780Namur (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/540BWAS-1714
31.12.1779 Commanded the British Squadron at the Affair of Fielding and Bylandt 
13.4.17809.11.1781Minerva (38), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/114BWAS-1793
16.3.178211.1.1783Ganges (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/426ADM 6/22
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
ref:950Geni Family History
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
HCA26HCA 26 1689-1809 High Court of Admiralty: Prize Court: Registers of Declarations for Letters of MarqAuthorityWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive

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