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

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
SonJames Hawkins-Whitshed (1795-1813)EWIKI
SonSt. Vincent Keene Hawkins-Whitshed (1801–1870)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
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


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
PMDPrivate manuscript documents Book
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ref:1128University of Nottingham, Portland Collection: family biographies Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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