Sir James Hawkins-Whitshed (Baronet of Killincarrick in the County of Wicklow)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1762 - Raphoe, County DonegalCSORN
First Known Service4.9.1778CSORN
A.K.A.James HawkinsPMD
FatherJames Hawkins, Bishop of RaphoeEWIKI
MotherCatherine Keene HawkinsEWIKI
WifeSophia Henrietta Bentinck (1765-1852) - Married 1791ref:1128
SonSt. Vincent Keene Hawkins-Whitshed (1801–1870)EWIKI
SonJames Hawkins-Whitshed (1795-1813)EWIKI
Last Known Service3.1.1844CSORN
Date of Death28.10.1849 - London

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
4.9.1778 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/536CSORN
10.2.1780 Commander ADM 6/22/306CSORN
10.2.178018.4.1780Saint Vincent (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/306
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 28.6.1781
EWIKI
18.4.1780 CaptainCSORN
20.4.178011.10.1780Deal Castle (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/306BWAS-1714
25.7.178117.12.1783Ceres (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/317ADM 6/22
17.12.17839.3.1786Rose (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/173BWAS-1714
8.10.17933.1795Arrogant (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/272BWAS-1714
3.17951797Namur (90), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
14.2.1797 2nd Battle of Cape St Vincent 
1.17986.1798Ajax (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
6.17982.1799Formidable (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
2.17991800Formidable (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralBWAS-1714
14.2.1799 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
8.17991800Barfleur (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralODNB
11.17991801Temeraire (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralBWAS-1793
1.1.1801 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
23.4.1804 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
9.11.1805 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
18071810Trent (36), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
28.4.1808 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
31.7.1810 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
12.8.1812 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
2.1.1815 Appointed Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
18211824Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PortsmouthEWIKI
19.7.1821 Admiral of the RedTRN3
18221823Vigo (74), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the RedBWAS-1793
17.11.1830 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathTKE1
1834 Appointed Baronet of Killincarrick in the County of WicklowEWIKI
3.1.1844 Admiral of the FleetTRN3


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