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 ExaminationRNLPC
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 Bassingbourne) (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 Bassingbourne) (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 Bassingbourne) (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

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/25ADM 6/25 Commission and Warrant Book 1794-1796 Apr.  Archive
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site

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