Sir William Bowles

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1780EWIKI
First Known Service9.9.1796EWIKI
Father-in-LawSir Thomas Frankland (5th Baronet) (1718-1781)EWIKI
WifeFrances Temple (d. 1838)
Last Known Service15.1.1869EWIKI
Date of Death2.7.1869EWIKI

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
9.9.1796 Entered the NavyNBD1849
9.9.17966.1797Theseus (74), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
6.17975.1798Captain (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
5.179811.1800Daphne (24), MidshipmanNBD1849
11.8.179920.8.1799Surrender of Surinam 
22.7.180330.8.1803Cambrian (40), Acting LieutenantNBD1849
30.8.1803 LieutenantCSORN
30.8.18031804Cambrian (40), LieutenantNBD1849
18041805Leander (52), LieutenantNBD1849
180522.1.1806Milan (38), LieutenantNBD1849
22.1.1806 CommanderCSORN
25.3.180713.10.1807Zebra (8), Commander and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
23.8.1807 Aciton of 1807-08-23 
13.10.1807 CaptainCSORN
10.18086.1809Medusa (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
10.18086.1810Warspite (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
6.181011.1810Medusa (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
4.18119.1811Nemesis (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
5.18111813Aquilon (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
18138.1814Aquilon (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
16.1.18146.1814Seine (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
10.181510.1818Amphion (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
10.18181820Creole (36), Commodore and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
9.8.1820 Married FrancesNBD1849
23.1.18228.7.1822William and Mary (8), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
8.7.182223.11.1841Appointed Comptroller-General of the Coast GuardNBD1849
18.4.1839 Appointed Companion of the Companion of the Order of the BathNBD1849
23.11.1841 Rear-AdmiralNL1865-3
29.5.18431844Tyne (28), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralNBD1849
18445.1844Caledonia (120), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralNBD1849
8.3.1852 Vice-AdmiralNL1865-3
28.11.1857 AdmiralNL1865-3
10.11.1862 Appointed Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath Parker of ShenstoneEWIKI
23.9.186526.11.1866Appointed Rear-Admiral of the United KingdomEWIKI
15.1.1869 Admiral of the FleetEWIKI


EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NL1865-3The Navy List 1865 - MarchThe AdmiraltyDigital Book

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