Henry Wickham


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service17.6.1685CSORN
Last Known Service20.9.1693CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17.6.1685 LieutenantCSORN
22.3.1689/90 CaptainCSORN
22.3.1689/903.1691/92Antelope (52), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
22.2.1691/92 Action of 1692-02-22 
3.9.169320.9.1693Diamond (46), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
20.9.1693 Commander-in-Chief at the Capture of the Diamond 
20.9.1693 Capture of the Diamond 
30.4.1694 Sentenced by Court Martial to 10 years imprisonment and a fine of £1,000 for the loss of his ship 
3.1701/2 Released from prison.WOTA

Notes on Officer


Courtmartial for the loss of the DiamondTRN2
Wickham was sentenced by court-martial to imprisonment for life. He was released after the accession of Queen Anne, but was never reinstated.


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