Edward Rotherham

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth27.12.1753EWIKI
First Known Service19.4.1783EWIKI
Last Known Service8.6.1808EWIKI
Date of Death3.11.1830 - Bildeston, SuffolkEWIKI

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
19.4.1783 Lieutenant ADM 6/23/132CSORN
1794 Culloden (74), First Lieutenantref:924
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
6.7.1794 Commander ADM 6/25/56CSORN
6.7.1794 Spanker (24), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/56ADM 6/25
1.17957.1796Camel (24), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
27.8.1800 CaptainCSORN
27.8.18009.1800Lapwing (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.180510.1805Dreadnought (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
11.10.180526.1.1806Royal Sovereign (100), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 
4.11.18058.6.1808Bellerophon (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
6.1808 Court martialled and reprimanded for unacceptable conduct towards his ship's junior officers and chaplainEWIKI


EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:924A Narrative of the Proceedings of His Majesty's Fleet under the Command of Earl HoweA C de PoggiBook
ADM 6/25ADM 6/25 Commission and Warrant Book 1794-1796 Apr.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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