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dmiral William Waldegrave, 1st Baron Radstock (1753-1825) oil on canvas

Sir William Waldegrave (1st Baron Radstock, of Castletown)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth9.7.1753TRN3
First Known Service1.8.1772TRN3
FatherJohn Waldegrave, 3rd Earl (1718-1784)E-WIKI
MotherElizabeth GowerE-WIKI
WifeCornelia Jacoba van Lennep (1783-1839) - Married 1785E-WIKI
SonE-WIKI
DaughterEmily Susanna Laura [Westby] (1787-1870)E-WIKI
DaughterMaria (1788-1791)E-WIKI
DaughterIsabella Elizabeth (1792-1866)E-WIKI
DaughterHarriet Ann Frances (1793-1880)E-WIKI
Son
William WaldegraveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1816-1828
E-WIKI
DaughterCaroline [St John-Mildmay] (1798-1878)E-WIKI
SonAugustus (1803-1825)E-WIKI
DaughterElizabeth Frances (1799-1800)E-WIKI
Last Known Service31.7.1810TRN3
Date of Death20.8.1825TRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1.8.1772 Lieutenant ADM 6/20/469CSORN
23.6.1775 Commander ADM 6/21/120ADM 6/21
23.6.177530.5.1776
Zephyr (10) 1757-1778
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
1757 Renamed "Zephyr"
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/121
Issued by
Robert ManBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1780
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 16.9.1775
BWAS-1714
30.5.1776 Captain ADM 6/21/190CSORN
30.5.17767.11.1777
Rippon (60) 1758-1808
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/190
Issued by
Sir Edward VernonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1794
, East Indies
Confirmed 23.9.1778
BWAS-1714
18.9.177811.6.1779
Pomona (28) 1778-1811
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
1794 Renamed "Amphitrite"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/453
BWAS-1714
3.178021.3.1782
Prudente (38) 1779-1803
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
5.7.1780 Action off Cape Ortegal 
12.12.1781 2nd Battle of Ushant 
21.3.178229.4.1783
Phaeton (38) 1782-1828
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/428
BWAS-1714
27.10.1790 
Majestic (74) 1785-1816
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/82
BWAS-1714
29.1.179313.9.1793
Courageux (74) 1761-1796
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/198
BWAS-1714
4.7.1794 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/55CSORN
3.17952.1799
Barfleur (98) 1768-1819
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral
ODNB
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/179CSORN
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 
14.2.1797 2nd Battle of Cape St Vincent 
28.4.17971799Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Newfoundland ADM 6/26/85ADM 6/26
5.17971798
Latona (38) 1781-1816
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
6.17973.1798
Romney (50) 1762-1804
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
3.17981800
Agincourt (64) 1796-1814
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1812 Renamed "Bristol"
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1793
1800 Created 1st Baron Radstock, of CastletownE-WIKI
1.1.1801 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
5.18011802
Theseus (74) 1786-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1714
29.4.1802 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
9.11.1805 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
31.7.1810 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
2.1.1815 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint Georgeref:1059


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