Sir Robert Calder (1st Baronet of Southwick)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth2.7.1745 - Park Place, KentTRN3
First Known Service4.1.1756TRN3
FatherSir James Calder, 3rd Bt. (1712-1774)ref:616
MotherAlice Hughes (d.1768)ref:616
WifeAmelia Mitchellref:616
BrotherThomas (1739-1774)ref:950
BrotherHenry, 4th Bt. (1740-1792)ref:950
Last Known Service4.12.1813TRN3
Date of Death1.9.1818 - Holt, HampshireTRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
26.12.175831.8.1762Nassau (64), Midshipmanref:616
29.12.1758 Capture of Goree 
2.6.1762 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/433RNLPC
31.8.1762 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/434CSORN
8.11.176716.7.1769Magdalen (6), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
27.8.1779 Commander ADM 6/22/20CSORN
27.8.177927.8.1780Lightning (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/20BWAS-1714
27.8.1780 Captain ADM 6/22/164CSORN
27.8.178028.8.1780Buffalo (30), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/164BWAS-1714
30.4.178212.11.1782Diana (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/461BWAS-1714
12.11.178216.4.1783Thalia (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/539BWAS-1714
1.5.178930.9.1789Barfleur (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/523ref:616
28.9.179030.8.1791Stately (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/71ADM 6/24
30.8.17917.6.1792Duke (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/130ref:616
4.11.17932.10.1795Theseus (74), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 12.11.1793 ADM 6/24/280ref:616
2.10.17954.12.1795Victory (100), First Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/221ADM 6/25
13.2.179730.6.1798Ville de Paris (110), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
3.3.1797 Appointed Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the Bathref:616
22.8.1798 Created 1st Baronet of Southwickref:616
14.2.1799 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
7.18001806Prince of Wales (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
1.1.1801 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
29.4.1802 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
6.18035.1804Princess Royal (98), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralBWAS-1714
23.4.1804 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
22.7.1805 3rd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
19.11.1805 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
28.4.1808 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
10.6.18101813Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Plymouthref:616
17.7.1810 Salvador del Mundo (112), as Flag Officer, AdmiralBWAS-1793
31.7.1810 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.12.1813 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
ref:950Geni Family History
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
ADM 6/25ADM 6/25 Commission and Warrant Book 1794-1796 Apr.  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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