Sir George Cockburn (10th Baronet of Langton)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth22.4.1772 - London ref:616
First Known Service27.1.1793ref:616
WifeMary Cockburnref:616
Last Known Service1.7.1851ref:616
Date of Death19.8.1853 - Leamington Spa, Worcestershireref:616

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
27.1.1793 LieutenantCSORN
11.10.1793 CommanderCSORN
11.10.17932.1794Speedy (14), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.17942.1794Inconstant (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
2.179419.2.1794Meleager (32), Commander and Commanding Officerref:616
20.2.1794 CaptainCSORN
20.2.17941796Meleager (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
14.3.1795 Action off Genoa 
13.7.1795 Battle of Hyeres 
31.5.1796 Action of 1796-05-31 
8.17961802Minerve (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
19.12.1796 Minerve vs Sabina 
14.2.1797 2nd Battle of Cape St Vincent 
14.5.179820.5.1798Operations against Ostend 
2.9.1801 Action of 1801-09-02 
7.180310.1806Phaeton (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.18052.1806Howe (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.8.1805 Action of 1805-08-02 
7.18067.1807Captain (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
7.18097.10.1809Belleisle (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
28.7.18094.9.1809Expedition to the Scheldt 
28.7.180912.1809Walcheren Expedition 
28.11.1809 Married Maryref:616
181010.1811Implacable (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
12.8.1811 Appointed Colonel of Marinesref:616
11.18114.1812Grampus (50), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1793
18121814Marlborough (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
12.8.1812 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1813 Ramillies (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
5.18131814Sceptre (74), Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
4.12.1813 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
3.18145.1815Albion (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
4.6.1814 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
2.1.1815 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
5.18158.1816Northumberland (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1793
20.2.1818 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bathref:616
12.8.1819 Vice-Admiralref:616
3.18335.1836Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North America & West Indiesref:616
10.1.1837 Admiralref:616
1847 Received the Naval General Service Medal with a clasp for an action with a French fleet and the capture of 2 sail of the line whilst serving on Meleager on 1795/03/14ADM 171/8
10.8.184719.8.1853Appointed Rear-Admiral of the United KingdomEWIKI
1.7.1851 Admiral of the Fleetref:616
26.2.1852 Succeeded as 10th Baronet of Langtonref:616

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
ADM 171/8ADM 171/8 Surviving officers and men entitled to clasps of the Naval GSM for actions from 1793 -1827British AdmiraltyDocument
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site

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