Lord Cuthbert Collingwood (1st Baron Collingwood, of Caldburne and Hethpool)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1750 - Newcastle upon Tyne NAO
First Known Service12.1693NAO
FatherCuthbert Collingwood (1712 - 1775)NAO
MotherMilcah DobsonNAO
WifeSarah BlackettEWIKI
BrotherWilfred Collingwood (d.1787)
Last Known Service14.5.1802NAO
Date of Death7.3.1810BWAS-1793
Cause of DeathCancerNAO
Will Probated8.5.1810, PROB 11/1511/121

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
28.8.176120.12.1765Shannon (28), Able SeamanNAO
24.2.176627.3.1767Gibraltar (20), MidshipmanNAO
1.10.17672.3.1772Liverpool (28), Master's MateNAO
1772 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/6/259RNLPC
7.3.177222.4.1773Lennox (74), MidshipmanNAO
23.4.177311.5.1773Lennox (74), Master's MateNAO
12.5.177326.2.1774Lennox (74), MidshipmanNAO
27.2.177428.9.1774Preston (50), MidshipmanNAO
29.9.177417.6.1775Preston (50), Master's MateNAO
17.6.1775 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/110CSORN
17.6.177524.2.1776Somerset (68), Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/21/110
Issued by Samuel Graves (1713-1787), North America
Commission confirmed 5.8.1775
NAO
20.3.17761.7.1778Hornet (14), Lieutenant: On board from 25.3.1776 ADM 6/21/171NAO
30.9.1777 Court martialled on board HMS Winchelsea in Port Royal, Jamaica, charged with neglect of duty, charges which were not provedNAO
2.7.177825.12.1778Lowestoffe (28), Second LieutenantNAO
11.6.1779 Commander ADM 6/22/258ADM 6/22
11.6.177923.3.1780Badger (14), Commander and Commanding Officer: On board from 20.6.1779 ADM 6/22/258
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1st Baronet of Bassingbourn) (1715-1811), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 8.3.1781
NAO
22.3.1780 CaptainCSORN
22.3.17801.11.1780Hinchingbrooke (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/257
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1st Baronet of Bassingbourn) (1715-1811), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 8.3.1781
BWAS-1714
1.11.17802.8.1781Pelican (24), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 20.12.1780 ADM 6/22/480
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1st Baronet of Bassingbourn) (1715-1811), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 15.6.1782
NAO
31.12.178216.4.1783Sampson (64), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 10.1.1783 ADM 6/22/568BWAS-1714
23.4.17833.8.1786Mediator (44), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 28.4.1783 ADM 6/23/55NAO
25.6.179012.2.1793Mermaid (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/44BWAS-1793
16.6.1791 Married SarahEWIKI
22.2.179321.12.1793Prince (98), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 10.3.1793 ADM 6/24/213BWAS-1714
23.12.17937.8.1794Barfleur (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/292BWAS-1793
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
7.8.1794 Hector (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/82BWAS-1714
30.10.1794 Alexander (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/101ADM 6/25
5.12.179414.1.1799Excellent (74), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 21.12.1794 ADM 6/25/114BWAS-1714
14.2.1797 2nd Battle of Cape St Vincent 
14.2.1799 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
6.17991800Triumph (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
180014.5.1802Barfleur (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteODNB
1.1.1801 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
2.6.180311.6.1803Diamond (38), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedNAO
12.6.180310.8.1803Venerable (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedNAO
5.8.180322.8.1803Minotaur (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedNAO
23.8.180326.12.1803Venerable (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedNAO
26.12.18035.2.1804Colossus (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedNAO
6.2.18041.5.1804Culloden (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
23.4.1804 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
2.5.18046.5.1804Culloden (74), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
7.5.180426.6.1805Prince (98), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
22.8.180410.10.1805Dreadnought (98), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueNAO
11.10.180521.10.1805Royal Sovereign (100), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
21.10.1805 Commanded the The Lee Column at the Battle of Trafalgar 
21.10.18057.3.1810Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean SeaEWIKI
22.10.180531.10.1805Euryalus (36), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueNAO
3.11.18058.11.1805Queen (90), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueNAO
9.11.1805 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
9.11.1805 Created 1st Baron Collingwood, of Caldburne and HethpoolEWIKI
9.11.180523.4.1806Queen (90), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the RedNAO
24.4.180614.4.1809Ocean (98), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
15.4.18097.3.1810Ville de Paris (110), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1793


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