Edward Bowater

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service10.1775CSORN
Last Known Service4.6.1814CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
24.10.177526.2.1776Quebec, Acting Lieutenant and Commanding Officer ADM 354/191/255ADM354
26.2.1776 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/161CSORN
26.2.177611.9.1776Quebec, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/160ADM 6/21
13.2.1781 Commander ADM 6/22/405ADM 6/22
13.2.178114.5.1782Salamander (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/405
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 30.1.1782
5.9.1781 Battle of the Chesapeake 
14.5.178216.1.1783Pelican (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/468BWAS-1714
16.1.1783 Captain ADM 6/23/10CSORN
16.1.178318.1.1783Danae (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/10ADM 6/23
21.5.17931.1795Regulus (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/241BWAS-1714
3.17969.1796Trent (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
9.179610.1797Trent (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
18.7.17983.1801Magnificent (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.18014.1802Magnificent (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
28.4.1810 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.8.1811 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
4.6.1814 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM354ADM 354 - Navy Board: Bound Out-letters 1738-1809 Document
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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