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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 BlackettE-WIKI
Brother
Wilfred CollingwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1787

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
28.8.176120.12.1765
Shannon (28) 1757-1765
British 28 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Able Seaman
NAO
24.2.176627.3.1767
Gibraltar (20) 1754-1773
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Midshipman
NAO
1.10.17672.3.1772
Liverpool (28) 1758-1778
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Master's Mate
NAO
1772 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/6/259RNLPC
7.3.177222.4.1773
Lennox (74) 1758-1789
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman
NAO
23.4.177311.5.1773
Lennox (74) 1758-1789
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Master's Mate
NAO
12.5.177326.2.1774
Lennox (74) 1758-1789
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman
NAO
27.2.177428.9.1774
Preston (50) 1757-1815
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman
NAO
29.9.177417.6.1775
Preston (50) 1757-1815
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Master's Mate
NAO
17.6.1775 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/110CSORN
17.6.177524.2.1776
Somerset (68) 1748-1778
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Acting Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/21/110
Issued by
Samuel GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1783
, North America
Confirmed 5.8.1775
NAO
20.3.17761.7.1778
Hornet (14) 1776-1791
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Lieutenant: On board from 25.3.1776 ADM 6/21/171
NAO
30.9.1777 Court martialled on board HMS Winchelsea in Port Royal, Jamaica, charged with neglect of duty, charges which were not provedNAO
2.7.177825.12.1778
Lowestoffe (28) 1761-1801
British 28 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Second Lieutenant
NAO
11.6.1779 Commander ADM 6/22/258ADM 6/22
11.6.177923.3.1780
Badger (14) 1777-1783
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer: On board from 20.6.1779 ADM 6/22/258
Issued by
Sir Peter Parker (1st Baronet of Bassingbourn)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
, Jamaica
Confirmed 8.3.1781
NAO
22.3.1780 CaptainCSORN
22.3.17801.11.1780
Hinchingbrooke (28) 1778-1783
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/257
Issued by
Sir Peter Parker (1st Baronet of Bassingbourn)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
, Jamaica
Confirmed 8.3.1781
BWAS-1714
1.11.17802.8.1781
Pelican (24) 1777-1781
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 20.12.1780 ADM 6/22/480
Issued by
Sir Peter Parker (1st Baronet of Bassingbourn)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
, Jamaica
Confirmed 15.6.1782
NAO
31.12.178216.4.1783
Sampson (64) 1781-1832
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 10.1.1783 ADM 6/22/568
BWAS-1714
23.4.17833.8.1786
Mediator (44) 1782-1810
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
1788 Renamed "Camel"
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 28.4.1783 ADM 6/23/55
NAO
25.6.179012.2.1793
Mermaid (32) 1784-1815
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/44
BWAS-1793
16.6.1791 Married SarahE-WIKI
22.2.179321.12.1793
Prince (98) 1788-1837
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 10.3.1793 ADM 6/24/213
BWAS-1714
23.12.17937.8.1794
Barfleur (98) 1768-1819
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/292
BWAS-1793
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
7.8.1794 
Hector (74) 1774-1816
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/82
BWAS-1714
5.12.179414.1.1799
Excellent (74) 1787-1835
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 21.12.1794 ADM 6/25/114
BWAS-1714
14.2.1797 2nd Battle of Cape St Vincent 
14.2.1799 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
6.17991800
Triumph (74) 1764-1850
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
180014.5.1802
Barfleur (98) 1768-1819
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
ODNB
1.1.1801 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
2.6.180311.6.1803
Diamond (38) 1794-1812
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
NAO
12.6.180310.8.1803
Venerable (74) 1784-1804
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
NAO
5.8.180322.8.1803
Minotaur (74) 1793-1810
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
NAO
23.8.180326.12.1803
Venerable (74) 1784-1804
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
NAO
26.12.18035.2.1804
Colossus (74) 1803-1826
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
NAO
6.2.18041.5.1804
Culloden (74) 1783-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1714
23.4.1804 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
2.5.18046.5.1804
Culloden (74) 1783-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
7.5.180426.6.1805
Prince (98) 1788-1837
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
22.8.180410.10.1805
Dreadnought (98) 1801-1857
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
NAO
11.10.180521.10.1805
Royal Sovereign (100) 1786-1841
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1825 Renamed "Captain"
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
21.10.1805 Commanded the The Lee Column at the Battle of Trafalgar 
21.10.18057.3.1810Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean SeaE-WIKI
22.10.180531.10.1805
Euryalus (36) 1803-1860
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1859 Renamed "Africa"
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
NAO
3.11.18058.11.1805
Queen (90) 1769-1811
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
NAO
9.11.1805 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
9.11.1805 Created 1st Baron Collingwood, of Caldburne and HethpoolE-WIKI
9.11.180523.4.1806
Queen (90) 1769-1811
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Red
NAO
24.4.180614.4.1809
Ocean (98) 1805-1819
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1714
15.4.18097.3.1810
Ville de Paris (110) 1795-1845
British 110 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1793


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