Thomas Pitcher


NationalityBritish 
RolesShip Builder 
Date of Birth1745CSORN
First Known Service1745CSORN
WifeAnne Elizabeth Youngref:1327
SonHenry Jones Pitcher (1779-1849)ref:1327
SonWilliam Pitcher (1782-1860)ref:1327
Last Known Service1837CSORN
Date of Death1837

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1788 Founded a shipyard at Northfleet 
2.11.1789 Launched Royal Charlotte (26) - 26 gun East Indiaman at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
23.9.1793 Launched Alligator - Unknown gun Unknown at Northfleet Dockyard - Northfleet W024
1794 Launched Force (12) - 12 gun Gun-brig at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
15.2.1794 Launched Lark (16) - 16 gun Sloop at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
9.3.1795 Launched Malabar (56) - 56 gun Ship of the Line at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
31.7.1795 Launched Emerald (36) - 36 gun Frigate at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1603
9.4.1796 Launched Ardent (64) - 64 gun Ship of the Line at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
1797 Launched Earl of Abergavenny (56) - 56 gun East Indiaman at Northfleet - Kent  
4.1797 Launched Gunboat No. 29 (12) - 12 gun Gunboat at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
4.1797 Launched Gunboat No. 28 (12) - 12 gun Gunvessel at Northam - Devon BWAS-1793
10.4.1797 Launched Gunboat No. 27 (12) - 12 gun Gunboat at Northam - Devon BWAS-1793
7.10.1797 Launched Osprey (18) - 18 gun Sloop at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
19.3.1798 Launched Superb (74) - 74 gun Ship of the Line at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
2.7.1798 Launched Supply - Unknown gun Transport at Northfleet - Kent  
4.4.1801 Launched Mariner (12) - 12 gun Gun-brig at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
14.4.1801 Launched Medusa (32) - 32 gun Frigate at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
14.4.1801 Launched Minx (12) - 12 gun Gun-brig at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
27.2.1804 Launched Eagle (74) - 74 gun Ship of the Line at Northam - Devon BWAS-1793
28.4.1804 Launched Bruiser (12) - 12 gun Gun-brig at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
3.5.1804 Launched Blazer (12) - 12 gun Gun-brig at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
30.6.1804 Launched Clinker (12) - 12 gun Gun-brig at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
30.6.1804 Launched Cracker (12) - 12 gun Gun-brig at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
1805 Founded a shipyard at the Isle of Dogs 
19.8.1807 Launched Cumberland (74) - 74 gun Ship of the Line at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
13.2.1808 Launched Rolla (10) - 10 gun Sloop at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
12.4.1808 Launched Venerable (74) - 74 gun Ship of the Line at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
7.3.1810 Launched Egmont (74) - 74 gun Ship of the Line at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
1811 Went into semi-retirement 
27.2.1812 Launched Gloucester (74) - 74 gun Ship of the Line at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
19.11.1812 Launched Medway (74) - 74 gun Ship of the Line at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
13.7.1813 Launched Alert (16) - 16 gun Sloop at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
13.8.1813 Launched Meander (38) - 38 gun Frigate at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
13.9.1813 Launched Araxes (36) - 36 gun Frigate at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:1327Grace's guide to British industrial history Web Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
W024East India Company ShipsUnknownWeb Site
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook

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