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Francis Mason


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth10.2.1779RNB1823
First Known Service5.1793RNB1823
Last Known Service3.1843RNB1823

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
5.17931796
Russell (74) 1764-1811
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman,
RNB1823
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 
17961798
America (64) 1777-1807
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman,
RNB1823
17987.7.1799
Phaeton (38) 1782-1828
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman,
RNB1823
8.7.1799 LieutenantCSORN
8.7.1799 
Alecto (12) 1781-1802
British 12 Gun
Unrated Fireship
, Lieutenant,
RNB1823
29.4.1802 CommanderCSORN
180422.1.1806
Rattler (16) 1795-1815
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
16.5.180419.5.1804Attack on Ver Huell's squadron 
22.1.1806 CaptainCSORN
7.18068.1808
Daphne (22) 1806-1816
British 22 Gun
6th Rate Post Ship
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
28.7.180912.1809Walcheren Expedition 
10.18097.1812
Fisgard (44) 1797-1814
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
5.18134.1814
President (38) 1806-1815
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1815 Renamed "Piedmontaise"
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
10.7.18138.9.1813Reduction of San Sebastien 
21.8.18413.1843
Howe (120) 1815-1854
British 120 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral,
 
1847 Received the Naval General Service Medal with a clasp for the Defeat of the French Fleet, capture of six sail of the line and one sunk whilst serving on Russell on 1794/06/01ADM 171/8


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