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Sir William Bowles


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1780E-WIKI
First Known Service9.9.1796E-WIKI
Father-in-Law
Sir Thomas Frankland (5th Baronet)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1775
E-WIKI
WifeFrances Temple (d. 1838)
Last Known Service15.1.1869E-WIKI
Date of Death2.7.1869E-WIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
9.9.1796 Entered the NavyNBD1849
9.9.17966.1797
Theseus (74) 1786-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, 1st Class Volunteer
NBD1849
6.17975.1798
Captain (74) 1787-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman
NBD1849
5.179811.1800
Daphne (24) 1797-1802
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Midshipman
NBD1849
11.8.179920.8.1799Surrender of Surinam 
22.7.180330.8.1803
Cambrian (40) 1797-1828
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Acting Lieutenant
NBD1849
30.8.1803 LieutenantCSORN
30.8.18031804
Cambrian (40) 1797-1828
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
18041805
Leander (52) 1799-1817
British 52 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1813 Renamed "Hygeia"
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
180522.1.1806
Milan (38) 1805-1815
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
22.1.1806 CommanderCSORN
25.3.180713.10.1807
Zebra (8) 1780-1812
British 8 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
23.8.1807 Aciton of 1807-08-23 
13.10.1807 CaptainCSORN
10.18086.1809
Medusa (32) 1801-1816
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
10.18086.1810
Warspite (74) 1807-1876
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
6.181011.1810
Medusa (32) 1801-1816
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
4.18119.1811
Nemesis (28) 1796-1814
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
5.18111813
Aquilon (32) 1786-1815
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
18138.1814
Aquilon (32) 1786-1815
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
16.1.18146.1814
Seine (38) 1814-1823
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
10.181510.1818
Amphion (32) 1798-1820
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
10.18181820
Creole (36) 1813-1833
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Commodore and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
9.8.1820 Married FrancesNBD1849
23.1.18228.7.1822
William and Mary (8) 1807-1849
British 8 Gun
Unrated Yacht
, Captain and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
8.7.182223.11.1841Appointed Comptroller-General of the Coast GuardNBD1849
18.4.1839 Appointed Companion of the Order of the BathNBD1849
23.11.1841 Rear-AdmiralNL1865-3
29.5.18431844
Tyne (28) 1826-1862
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral
NBD1849
18445.1844
Caledonia (120) 1808-1875
British 120 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1856 Renamed "Dreadnought"
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral
NBD1849
8.3.1852 Vice-AdmiralNL1865-3
28.11.1857 AdmiralNL1865-3
10.11.1862 Appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath Parker of ShenstoneE-WIKI
23.9.186526.11.1866Appointed Rear-Admiral of the United KingdomE-WIKI
15.1.1869 Admiral of the FleetE-WIKI


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