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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
26.12.175831.8.1762
Nassau (64) 1740-1770
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman
ref:616
29.12.1758 Capture of Goree 
2.6.1762 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/433RNLPC
31.8.1762 LieutenantCSORN
8.11.176716.7.1769
Magdalen (6) 1764-1777
British 6 Gun
Unrated Schooner
, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
27.8.1779 CommanderCSORN
27.8.177927.8.1780
Lightning (8) 1776-1783
British 8 Gun
Unrated Sloop
1779 Renamed "Lightning"
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/20
BWAS-1714
27.8.1780 CaptainCSORN
27.8.178028.8.1780
Buffalo (30) 1777-1783
British 30 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/164
BWAS-1714
30.4.178212.11.1782
Diana (32) 1757-1793
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/461
BWAS-1714
12.11.178216.4.1783
Thalia (36) 1782-1814
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/539
BWAS-1714
1.5.178927.9.1790
Barfleur (98) 1768-1819
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/523
ref:616
28.9.179030.8.1791
Stately (64) 1784-1814
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/71
ADM 6/24
30.8.17917.6.1792
Duke (98) 1777-1843
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/130
ref:616
4.11.17931.10.1795
Theseus (74) 1786-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 12.11.1793 ADM 6/24/280
ref:616
2.10.17954.12.1795
Victory (100) 1765-2019
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, First Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/221
ADM 6/25
13.2.179730.6.1798
Ville de Paris (110) 1795-1845
British 110 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
3.3.1797 Appointed 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
7.18001806
Prince of Wales (98) 1794-1822
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1793
1.1.1801 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
29.4.1802 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
6.18035.1804
Princess Royal (98) 1773-1807
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral
BWAS-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) 1797-1815
British 112 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral
BWAS-1793
31.7.1810 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.12.1813 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN


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