Charles Buckner


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1.1736 - Sussex EWIKI
Baptism12.1.1735/36 - Boxgrove, Sussex EWIKI
First Known Service18.6.1750EWIKI
FatherRichard Buckner (1699-1777)ref:719
MotherMary Saunders (1700-1772)ref:719
WifeMary Stepney - Married 18.8.1763, Chichester ref:1246
WifeAnne Frewen (1743-1825) - Married 30.5.1798, London ref:1246
SonCharles (1770-?)ref:1044
DaughterMary (1771-?)ref:1044
SonRichard (1773-?)ref:1044
Last Known Service28.4.1808EWIKI
Date of Deathc.2.1811 - London TRN3
Burialc.2.1811 - St Giles in The Fields, Camden, London EWIKI
Will Probated11.3.1811

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
6.6.1756 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/350CSORN
26.8.1756 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/385RNLPC
26.9.1761 Commander ADM 6/19/387CSORN
26.9.176122.10.1762Virgin (12), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/387BWAS-1714
7.1.176210.2.1762Operations against Martinique 
22.12.17624.7.1763Savage (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/457ADM 6/19
17.2.1766 Captain ADM 6/20/107CSORN
17.2.176616.8.1766Lark (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/107ADM 6/20
16.8.17663.8.1768Chatham (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/188
Issued by Sir Thomas Pye (1713-1785), Barbados
Commission confirmed 23.12.1767
BWAS-1714
1.7.177931.12.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM104
25.3.178010.5.1782Prothee (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/104BWAS-1714
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
10.5.17826.6.1783Royal Oak (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/88BWAS-1714
22.12.17861792William and Mary (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/371BWAS-1714
1.2.1793 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/24/201CSORN
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/31CSORN
4.7.1794 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/55CSORN
2.3.17951797Appointed Commander-in-Chief — River Medway and The Nore ADM 6/25/141ADM 6/25
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
8.17957.1797Sandwich (90), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralBWAS-1714
14.2.1799 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
9.11.1805 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
28.4.1808 Admiral of the RedCSORN


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