Sir William Carnegie (7th Earl Northesk)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth10.4.1756 - Hampshire EWIKI
First Known Service1771EWIKI
FatherLord George Carnegie (6th Earl of Northesk) (1716-1792)EWIKI
MotherAnne Melville (d.1779)EWIKI
WifeMary RickettsEWIKI
SonJohn Jervis Carnegie (1807/07/08-1892/01/18)NAO
SonWilliam Hopetoun Carnegie (1794/10/06-1878/12/05)NAO
DaughterJane Christian Carnegie (1800-1840/10/01)NAO
DaughterMary Carnegie (1789/10/03-1875/03/01)NAO
SonSwynfen Thomas Carnegie (1813-1879)NAO
DaughterElizabeth Margaret Carnegie (1798-1886/05/12)NAO
DaughterGeorgina Henrietta Carnegie (1811-1827/11/07)NAO
DaughterAnne Letitia Carnegie (1796-1870/02/25)NAO
SonGeorge Carnegie (1790-1807)NAO
Last Known Service19.7.1821EWIKI
Date of Death28.5.1831 - London EWIKI

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1771 Entered the NavyODNB
23.3.177111.10.1771Albion (74), Captain's ServantNAO
23.10.177121.8.1772Southampton (32), Captain's ServantNAO
22.8.17726.4.1773Albion (74), MidshipmanNAO
8.4.177326.11.1773Otter (14), SupernumeraryNAO
18.12.177331.1.1774Squirrel (20), Able SeamanNAO
1.2.17742.7.1776Squirrel (20), Master's MateNAO
3.7.17765.8.1776Boreas (28), MidshipmanNAO
3.8.177613.8.1776Eagle (64), MidshipmanNAO
14.8.177615.8.1776Eagle (64), Able SeamanNAO
16.8.177622.7.1777Eagle (64), MidshipmanNAO
17.7.17777.12.1777Nonsuch (64), Acting LieutenantNAO
6.12.177710.12.1777Eagle (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerNAO
7.12.1777 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/546CSORN
13.6.17792.12.1779Royal George (100), Sixth Lieutenant: On board from 16.6.1779 ADM 6/21/570NAO
2.12.17793.2.1780Royal George (100), Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/22/58NAO
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
16.1.1780 Battle of Cape St. Vincent 
3.2.178021.6.1780Sandwich (90), Fifth LieutenantNAO
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 
24.7.178022.8.1780Sandwich (90), Fifth LieutenantNAO
10.9.1780 Commander ADM 6/22/357CSORN
10.9.17807.4.1782Blast (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/357
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 27.10.1781
7.4.1782 Captain ADM 6/23/86CSORN
7.4.17825.1.1783Saint Eustatius (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/86
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 16.6.1783
5.1.178326.5.1784Enterprise (28), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 13.1.1783 ADM 6/23/222
Commission confirmed 16.6.1784
1788 Appointed Lord RosehillADM 6/24
9.12.1788 Married MaryEWIKI
25.9.17908.1.1793Heroine (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/70ADM 6/24
22.1.1792 Succeeded as 7th Earl NortheskODNB
25.1.179326.7.1793Beaulieu (40), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/197ADM 6/24
26.7.17937.8.1794Andromeda (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/18
Commission confirmed 10.3.1794
ADM 6/25
4.17965.1797Monmouth (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerNAO
10.18004.1802Prince (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.180323.4.1804Britannia (100), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
23.4.180412.1805Britannia (100), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
12.18053.1806Dreadnought (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteNAO
29.1.1806 Appointed Companion of the Knight Companion of the Order of the BathTKE1
28.4.1808 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.6.1814 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.2.1815 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathTKE1
19.7.1821 Admiral of the WhiteODNB
21.11.182128.5.1831Appointed Rear-Admiral of the United KingdomEWIKI
18271830Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PlymouthEWIKI


EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
ADM 6/25ADM 6/25 Commission and Warrant Book 1794-1796 Apr.  Archive
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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