Edward Griffith Colpoys


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1767EWIKI
First Known Service21.5.1794EWIKI
FatherSir Edward Griffith (1767-1832)ABO18
UncleSir John Colpoys (1742-1821)EWIKI
Last Known Service1822EWIKI
Date of Death8.10.1832EWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
21.5.1794 Captain 
12.8.1812 Rear-Admiral 
1813 Maida (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralBWAS-1793
18161821Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North AmericaEWIKI
11.18181822Newcastle (60), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralBWAS-1793
7.9.1821 Vice-Admiral 
18291832Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB
18301832Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North America & West IndiesEWIKI

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ABO18The Annual biography and obituary, Volume 18VariousDigital Book
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
HJ-DBHistoric JamaicaFrank CundallBook

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