Sir Benjamin Caldwell

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.21.11.1756Royal Naval Academy, Scholar ADM 6/18/77ADM 6/18
6.2.1760 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/177RNLPC
25.3.1760 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/150CSORN
25.3.176024.5.1762Achilles (60), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/19/150ref:676
29.3.176111.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 
24.5.1762 Commander ADM 6/19/412CSORN
24.5.17624.6.1763Martin (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/412BWAS-1714
22.6.17631.4.1765Martin (14), Commander and Commanding Officer: On board from 1.7.1763 ADM 6/19/513ADM 6/19
1.4.1765 Captain ADM 6/20/122CSORN
1.4.17653.11.1766Milford (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/122
Issued by Richard Tyrrell (1691-1766), Barbados
Commission confirmed 5.6.1766
19.4.176815.11.1771Rose (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/200BWAS-1714
22.11.17755.7.1779Emerald (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/138BWAS-1714
5.7.1779 Paid off and placed on half-pay.ADM104
25.12.177928.3.1781Hannibal (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/70BWAS-1714
28.3.178110.6.1783Agamemnon (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/268BWAS-1793
12.12.1781 2nd Battle of Ushant 
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
3.10.178713.2.1788Alcide (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/423BWAS-1714
28.8.179025.1.1793Berwick (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/63ADM 6/24
1.2.1793 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/24/201CSORN
c.22.9.1793c.9.8.1796Impregnable (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
10.17938.1794Cumberland (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-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
1.17951796Majestic (74), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-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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