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Sir Henry Nicholls


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service20.5.1780CSORN
Last Known Service4.6.1814CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
20.5.1780 LieutenantCSORN
9.12.1782 CommanderCSORN
9.12.178223.3.1783
Barracouta (14) 1782-1792
British 14 Gun
Unrated Cutter
, Commander, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/551
ADM 6/22
12.3.178316.3.1786
Echo (16) 1782-1797
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/39
BWAS-1714
5.1.17871.12.1788
Cygnet (14) 1776-1802
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/372
BWAS-1714
1.12.1788 CaptainCSORN
1.12.1788 
Expedition (10) 1778-1804
British 10 Gun
Unrated Cutter
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/507
Issued by
Alan GardnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1808
, Jamaica
Confirmed 5.2.1789
ADM 6/23
1.12.17889.7.1790
Amphion (32) 1780-1796
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
26.3.17919.1791
Formidable (98) 1777-1813
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/111
BWAS-1714
27.2.17931795
Royal Sovereign (100) 1786-1841
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1825 Renamed "Captain"
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/214
BWAS-1714
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
4.17958.5.1797
Marlborough (74) 1767-1800
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
16.6.179517.6.1795First Battle of Groix 
8.180111.1801
Saint George (98) 1785-1811
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
3.3.180620.6.1806Appointed Comptroller of the NavyOHMB7
2.10.1807 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
31.7.1810 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1.8.1811 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.6.1814 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
20.5.1820 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1


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