Sir William Hall Gage

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth22.10.1777CSORN
First Known Service1795CSORN
FatherGeneral Thomas Gage
MotherMargaret KembleNBD1849
Last Known Service1862CSORN
Date of Death4.1.1864 - Bury St Edmunds

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1795 Princess Royal (98), MidshipmanADM 171/8
14.3.1795 Action off Genoa 
13.7.1795 Battle of Hyeres 
179613.6.1797Minerve (38), LieutenantBWAS-1793
11.3.1796 LieutenantCSORN
19.12.1796 Minerve vs Sabina 
14.2.1797 2nd Battle of Cape St Vincent 
13.6.1797 CommanderCSORN
13.6.179726.7.1797Minerve (38), CommanderBWAS-1793
26.7.1797 CaptainCSORN
26.7.17971801Terpsichore (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.18015.1802Uranie (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
18051808Thetis (8), Captain and Commanding Officer 
7.18053.1808Thetis (24), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
2.18138.1814Indus (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
7.1821 Rear-Admiral 
18251829Appointed Commander-in-Chief — East IndiesE-WIKI
18271830Java (60), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralBWAS-1793
10.1.1837 Vice-Admiral 
9.11.1846 Admiral 
1847 Received the Naval General Service Medal with a clasp for an action with a French fleet and the capture of 2 sail of the line whilst serving on Princess Royal on 1795/03/14ADM 171/8
24.10.18536.11.1854Appointed Rear-Admiral of the United KingdomE-WIKI
6.11.185420.5.1862Appointed Vice-Admiral of the United KingdomE-WIKI
1860 Appointed Knight Batchelor 
1862 Admiral of the Fleet 

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Posted by Jerry L. Jacobson on Saturday 12th of September 2015 23:36

This is a wonderful resource for historical research. Thank you.

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