Henry Freeman Young Pogson


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service28.4.1798CSORN
Last Known Service6.1814CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
28.4.1798 LieutenantCSORN
11.18121.1813Racer (14), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
18136.1814Bramble (10), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793


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Posted by Mike Oliver on Wednesday 23rd of January 2019 13:07

Born 27.11.1777, died 13.7.1857 in Bath. Midshipman, HMS Romulus (1790) Pogson lost the Racer in the Gulf of Florida, 10th October, 1814. He was appointed Commander of HM Excise cutter EAGLE at Sheerness, and same cutter out of Newcastle, on 23rd July, 1816. Promoted Commander, 4th March, 1819. 6th April, 1830, appinted Inspecting commander (Coast Guard Service) By 1834 probably unemployed but promoted to Captain. He was shown in the 1841 Census living in parish of St Clement Danes, London. He is buried in Lansdowne Cemetery in Bath, with his son Henry (1825-1861) who died at sea on the way home from India.
(entry on WikiTree, also Vol XIV, Public Officers, establishment etc, 1821, and records of Lansdown Cemetery)

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