Francis Mason


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

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
5.17931796Russell (74), MidshipmanRNB1823
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 
17961798America (64), MidshipmanRNB1823
17987.7.1799Phaeton (38), MidshipmanRNB1823
8.7.1799 LieutenantCSORN
8.7.1799 Alecto (12), LieutenantRNB1823
29.4.1802 CommanderCSORN
180422.1.1806Rattler (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
16.5.180419.5.1804Attack on Ver Huell's squadron 
22.1.1806 CaptainCSORN
7.18068.1808Daphne (22), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
28.7.180912.1809Walcheren Expedition 
10.18097.1812Fisgard (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
5.18134.1814President (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
10.7.18138.9.1813Reduction of San Sebastien 
21.8.18413.1843Howe (120), 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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