William Henry Clarence


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth21.8.1765 - Buckingham House, London, London CSORN
First Known Service16.6.1779CSORN
FatherKing George III
MotherKing George III
Last Known Service24.12.1811CSORN
Date of Death20.6.1837 - Windsor Castle

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16.6.17791780Prince George (98), MidshipmanODNB
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
16.1.1780 Battle of Cape St. Vincent 
17.6.1785 LieutenantCSORN
10.4.1786 CaptainCSORN
3.12.1790 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.2.1793 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
5.17932.1794London (90), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
12.4.1794 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.7.1794 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
14.2.1799 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.1.1801 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
9.11.1805 Admiral of the RedCSORN
24.12.1811 Admiral of the FleetCSORN
26.6.1830 Succeeded to the English Throne as William IVODNB


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