Sir Edward Belcher


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1799NBD1849
First Known Service9.4.1812NBD1849
FatherAndrew BelcherNBD1849
WifeDiana Jolliffe SimpsonNBD1849
Last Known Service2.8.1842NBD1849

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
9.4.1812 Entered the NavyNBD1849
9.4.18122.12.1812Abercrombie (74), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
2.12.18122.1814Abercrombie (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
2.18144.1814Salvador del Mundo (112), MidshipmanNBD1849
4.18141.1815Bellerophon (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
1.181511.1815Malta (80), MidshipmanNBD1849
11.18151817Superb (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
27.8.1816 Bombardment of Algiers 
21.7.1818 LieutenantNBD1849
11.3.18194.1820Myrmidon (20), LieutenantNBD1849
4.1820 InvalidedNBD1849
9.182118.4.1825Salisbury (50), LieutenantNBD1849
18.4.1825 Appointed to the Blossom as Assistant-SurveyorNBD1849
18.4.18251828Blossom (20), LieutenantNBD1849
182816.3.1829Southampton (60), LieutenantNBD1849
16.3.1829 CommanderNBD1849
27.5.183010.9.1833Aetna (8), Commander and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
11.9.1830 Married DianaNBD1849
9.11.18362.8.1842Sulphur (10), Commander and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
6.5.1841 CaptainNBD1849
6.5.1841 Appointed Companion of the Companion of the Order of the BathNBD1849
24.4.1843 Appointed Knight BachelorNBD1849
1.1847 Placed on Half-PayNBD1849

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book

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