Sir Edward Griffith


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1767ABO18
First Known Service15.4.1783ABO18
SonEdward Griffith Colpoys (1767-1832)ABO18
SonHenry Griffith ColpoysABO18
UncleSir John Colpoys (1742-1821)ABO18
Last Known Service21.7.1821ABO18
Date of Death11.11.1832 - Ireland Island, BermudaNBD1849

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
15.5.1783 Lieutenant ADM 6/23/106CSORN
4.5.179421.5.1794Avenger (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
21.5.1794 CaptainCSORN
21.5.179410.1794Avenger (16), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1.179512.1797London (90), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 
10.17973.1798Niger (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.17996.1802Diamond (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1.6.18006.6.1800Operation in Quiberon Bay 
7.18031806Dragon (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
22.7.1805 3rd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
10.18074.1810Sultan (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
5.18112.1812Christian VII (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1812 Egmont (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
12.8.1812 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
6.18136.1814Centurion (50), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralBWAS-1714
4.6.1814 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
21.7.1821 Vice-AdmiralABO18
1822 Assumed the name of Colpoys after the death of his uncleABO18
19.5.1831 Appointed Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1


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