Charles Stirling


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth28.4.1760WWNH
First Known Service12.6.1778WWNH
FatherSir Walter Stirling (1718-1786)EWIKI
SonJames Stirling (1789-?)ref:676
Last Known Service4.1813WWNH
Date of Death7.11.1833WWNH

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
12.6.1778 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/423CSORN
5.17807.1781Pacific (26), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
15.5.1780 Commander ADM 6/22/166CSORN
15.5.17801.12.1780Avenger (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/166
Issued by Marriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794), North America
Commission confirmed 5.9.1780
BWAS-1714
5.12.17807.5.1781Vulture (14), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
7.5.17816.9.1781Savage (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/473
Issued by Marriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794), North America
Commission confirmed 29.5.1782
BWAS-1714
13.5.178215.1.1783Termagant (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/468BWAS-1714
15.1.1783 Captain ADM 6/23/8CSORN
15.1.178322.3.1783Dictator (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/8ADM 6/22
31.10.17837.1786Unicorn (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/158BWAS-1714
18.4.179118.10.1794Lapwing (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/118ADM 6/24
18.10.17942.1795Venus (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/97BWAS-1714
179513.10.1798Jason (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
11.8.1797 Action of 1797-08-11 
29.6.1798 Capture of the Seine 
1801 Pompee (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerEWIKI
6.7.1801 Battle of Algeciras Bay 
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
6.18061.6.1806Sampson (64), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
8.18061808Diadem (64), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
31.7.1810 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
18111813Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB
12.18111.1812Polyphemus (64), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
10.18124.1813Argo (22), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
9.5.1814 Sentenced by Court Martial to remain on half-pay list and not to be included in any future promotionsCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
WWNHWho's who in naval historyAlastair Wilson, Joseph F. CalloBook
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
HJ-DBHistoric JamaicaFrank CundallBook

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