Sir Christopher Cole

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth10.6.1770 - Marazion, CornwallWWNH
First Known Service5.1780WWNH
FatherHumphrey Coleref:616
MotherPhillis Maughanref:616
WifeMrs Mary Lucy Talbot, nee Strangways (d.1855)ref:616
BrotherJohn Coleref:616
BrotherFrancis Cole (d.1798)ref:616
Last Known Service1828WWNH
Date of Death24.8.1836 - CardiffWWNH

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
5.17808.1780Royal Oak (74), MidshipmanWWNH
8.178010.1780Raisonable (64), MidshipmanWWNH
10.17806.1781Russell (74), MidshipmanWWNH
6.17815.1783Princessa (70), MidshipmanWWNH
5.9.1781 Battle of the Chesapeake 
25.1.178226.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts 
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
5.17837.1783Trepassey (14), Midshipmanref:616
7.17832.1785Atalante (16), Midshipmanref:616
6.17861.1789Winchelsea (32), Midshipmanref:616
1.178910.1790Crown (64), Midshipmanref:616
2.1.1789 Passed the Lieutenant's Examinationref:616
10.17906.1793Minerva (38), Midshipmanref:616
6.179317.9.1793Bien Aime (20), Acting Lieutenantref:616
18.9.1793 LieutenantCSORN
18.9.179310.1794Bien Aime (20), Lieutenantref:616
10.179410.6.1795Cerberus (32), First Lieutenantref:616
10.6.179529.1.1800Sans Pareil (80), Lieutenantref:616
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 
2.7.1799 Attack on Aix Roads 
30.1.1800 CommanderCSORN
30.1.18001801Surinam (18), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
30.6.180120.1.1802Leviathan (74), Commander and Commanding Officerref:616
20.1.180219.4.1802Southampton (32), Commander and Commanding Officerref:616
20.4.1802 CaptainCSORN
20.4.180225.9.1802Southampton (32), Captain and Commanding Officerref:616
6.180410.1807Culloden (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
18081810Doris (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
180912.1810Cornwallis (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
9.2.181017.2.1810Capture of Abmoyna 
10.4.18101.1812Caroline (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
29.11.18103.12.1810Capture of Mauritius 
29.5.1812 Appointed Companion of the Companion of the Order of the Bathref:616
3.18138.1814Rippon (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
21.10.1813 Capture of the Weser 
2.1.1815 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
28.4.1815 Married Maryref:616
1828 Royal Sovereign, Captain and Commanding Officerref:616
21.7.183024.8.1836Appointed Colonel of Marinesref:616


WWNHWho's who in naval historyAlastair Wilson, Joseph F. CalloBook
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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