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Sir Benjamin Caldwell


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth31.1.1739 - Liverpool CSORN
First Known Service22.8.1753CSORN
FatherCharles Caldwell,ref:676
MotherElizabeth Heywoodref:676
WifeCharlotte Osbourneref:676
Last Known Service9.11.1805CSORN
Date of Death1.11.1820 - Farleigh House, near BasingstokeCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
22.8.1753c.21.11.1756
Royal Naval Academy 1733-1837
British Shore1806 Renamed "Royal Navy College"
, Scholar ADM 6/18/77
ADM 6/18
6.2.1760 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/177RNLPC
25.3.1760 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/150CSORN
25.3.176024.5.1762
Achilles (60) 1756-1784
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant ADM 6/19/150
ref:676
29.3.176111.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 
24.5.1762 Commander ADM 6/19/412CSORN
24.5.17624.6.1763
Martin (14) 1761-1784
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/412
BWAS-1714
22.6.17631.4.1765
Martin (14) 1761-1784
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer: On board from 1.7.1763 ADM 6/19/513
ADM 6/19
1.4.1765 Captain ADM 6/20/122CSORN
1.4.17653.11.1766
Milford (28) 1759-1785
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/122
Issued by
Richard TyrrellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1760
, Barbados
Confirmed 5.6.1766
BWAS-1714
19.4.176815.11.1771
Rose (20) 1757-1779
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/200
BWAS-1714
22.11.17755.7.1779
Emerald (32) 1762-1793
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/138
BWAS-1714
5.7.1779 Paid off and placed on half-pay.ADM 104
25.12.177928.3.1781
Hannibal (50) 1779-1782
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/70
BWAS-1714
28.3.178110.6.1783
Agamemnon (64) 1781-1809
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/268
BWAS-1793
12.12.1781 2nd Battle of Ushant 
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
3.10.178713.2.1788
Alcide (74) 1779-1817
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/423
BWAS-1714
28.8.179025.1.1793
Berwick (74) 1775-1795
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/63
ADM 6/24
1.2.1793 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/24/201CSORN
c.22.9.1793c.9.8.1796
Impregnable (98) 1786-1799
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
10.17938.1794
Cumberland (74) 1774-1804
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/25/30CSORN
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
4.7.1794 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/55CSORN
1.17951796
Majestic (74) 1785-1816
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/25/179CSORN
14.2.1799 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
23.4.1804 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
9.11.1805 Admiral of the RedCSORN
16.5.1820 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathTKE1


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