Sir Edward William Campbell Rich Owen

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth19.2.1771 - Campobello, Nova ScotiaODNB
First Known Service6.11.1793ODNB
FatherWilliam Owen (1737-1778)ODNB
MotherSarah HaslamODNB
BrotherWilliam Fitzwilliam Owen (1774-1857)EWIKI
Last Known Service11.12.1846ODNB
Date of Death8.10.1849 - Windlesham House, near Bagshot, SurreyODNB

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
6.11.1793 LieutenantCSORN
19.9.1796 CommanderCSORN
23.4.1798 CaptainCSORN
23.4.17987.1798Northumberland (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
6.17988.1798Irresistible (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerODNB
1.18015.1802Nemesis (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
5.18021806Immortalite (42), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
14.6.1803 Action of 1803-06-14 
14.9.1803 Bombardment of Dieppe 
17.7.180518.7.1805Action off Calais 
2.18061810Clyde (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
28.7.18094.9.1809Expedition to the Scheldt 
28.7.180912.1809Walcheren Expedition 
12.18101812Inconstant (20), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.18131814Cornwall (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1814 Dorset, Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
2.1.1815 Appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
11.18224.1824Gloucester (74), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1793
1823 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB
27.5.1825 Rear-AdmiralODNB
18291832Appointed Commander-in-Chief — East IndiesEWIKI
1832 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Guelphic Orderref:1059
10.1.1837 Vice-AdmiralODNB
21.4.18411845Formidable (84), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral 
30.9.184121.4.1844Queen (110), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralW025
14.10.184127.2.1845Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean SeaEWIKI
8.5.1845 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE1
11.12.1846 AdmiralODNB


ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
HJ-DBHistoric JamaicaFrank CundallBook
ref:1059Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900 Digital Book
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site

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