Sir Henry William Bruce


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth2.2.1792CSORN
First Known Service29.5.1805CSORN
FatherReverend Sir Henry Hervey Aston Bruce
Last Known Service27.4.1863CSORN
Date of Death14.12.1863

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
29.5.180530.9.1805Euryalus (36), 1st Class VolunteerNAO
1.10.18051806Euryalus (36), MidshipmanNAO
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 
180614.2.1807Ajax (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
14.2.18071809Endymion (44), MidshipmanNBD1849
19.2.180720.2.1807Forcing the Dardanelles 
1.3.18073.3.1807Passage of the Dardanelles 
1809 Warspite (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
18095.1.1810Bellona (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
1.1809 Evacuation at Corunna 
11.4.1809 Battle of the Basque Roads 
28.7.18094.9.1809Expedition to the Scheldt 
5.1.1810 Lieutenant 
17.1.181027.5.1814Belvidera (36), LieutenantNBD1849
22.7.181023.7.1810Action near Studtland 
23.6.1812 Belvidera vs President 
27.5.1814 Commander 
27.5.18141815Manly (12), Commander and Commanding OfficerW025
9.181410.1815Rover (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
16.3.182116.11.1821Sappho (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerW033
16.11.1821 CaptainNL1835-3
10.18234.1824Barfleur (100), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
7.6.18366.12.1839Imogene (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerW025
1.2.18425.1845Agincourt (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerW033
26.11.184726.5.1849Queen (110), Captain and Commanding OfficerW025
20.5.18517.1852Penelope (46), as Flag Officer, CommodoreW033
7.18521854Penelope (46), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralW033
30.7.1852 Rear-Admiral 
7.10.1857 Vice-Admiral 
28.6.1861 Appointed Knight Batchelor 
27.4.1863 Admiral 


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