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Sir George Cockburn (10th Baronet of Langton)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth22.4.1772 - London ref:616
First Known Service2.1.1783ref:616
WifeMary Cockburnref:616
Last Known Service1.7.1851ref:616
Date of Death19.8.1853 - Leamington Spa, Worcestershireref:616

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
21.1.1793 LieutenantCSORN
11.10.1793 CommanderCSORN
11.10.179320.2.1794
Speedy (14) 1782-1794
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/40
Confirmed 6.5.1794
BWAS-1714
1.17942.1794
Inconstant (36) 1783-1817
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
2.179419.2.1794
Meleager (32) 1785-1801
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Commander and Commanding Officer
ref:616
20.2.1794 CaptainCSORN
20.2.17941796
Meleager (32) 1785-1801
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/96
BWAS-1714
14.3.1795 Action off Genoa 
13.7.1795 Battle of Hyeres 
31.5.1796 Action of 1796-05-31 
8.17961802
Minerve (38) 1795-1803
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-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 
7.180310.1806
Phaeton (38) 1782-1828
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
6.18052.1806
Howe (38) 1805-1864
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1806 Renamed "Dromedary"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
2.8.1805 Action of 1805-08-02 
7.18067.1807
Captain (74) 1787-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
7.18097.10.1809
Belleisle (74) 1795-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
28.7.18094.9.1809Expedition to the Scheldt 
28.7.180912.1809Walcheren Expedition 
28.11.1809 Married Maryref:616
181010.1811
Implacable (74) 1805-1949
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1943 Renamed "Foudroyant"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
12.8.1811 Appointed Colonel of Marinesref:616
11.18114.1812
Grampus (50) 1802-1832
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Commodore
BWAS-1793
18121814
Marlborough (74) 1807-1835
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1793
12.8.1812 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1813 
Ramillies (74) 1785-1850
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
5.18131814
Sceptre (74) 1802-1821
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1793
4.12.1813 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
3.18145.1815
Albion (74) 1802-1836
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1793
4.6.1814 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
2.1.1815 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
5.18158.1816
Northumberland (74) 1798-1850
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1793
20.2.1818 Appointed 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 KingdomE-WIKI
1.7.1851 Admiral of the Fleetref:616
26.2.1852 Succeeded as 10th Baronet of Langtonref:616


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