Sir Henry Duncan

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth27.4.1786 - Gosport CSORN
First Known Service4.1798CSORN
FatherLord Adam Duncan (1st Viscount Duncan of Camperdown) (1731-1804)ref:616
MotherHenrietta DundasWWNH
WifeMary Simpson Crawfordref:616
Last Known Service1822CSORN
Date of Death1.11.1835CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
4.17986.4.1800Kent (74), Midshipmanref:616
6.4.18004.1802Maidstone (32), Midshipmanref:616
4.18027.1802Narcissus (32), Midshipmanref:616
7.180221.4.1803Narcissus (32), Acting Lieutenantref:616
21.4.1803 LieutenantCSORN
21.4.18039.1804Narcissus (32), Lieutenantref:616
11.7.1804 Action at Lavandon 
9.180421.8.1805Royal Sovereign (100), Lieutenantref:616
6.11.1804 CommanderCSORN
4.6.1805 Appointed Companion of the Companion of the Order of the Bathref:616
8.180518.1.1806Minorca (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
18.1.1806 CaptainCSORN
18.1.18064.1806Minorca (16), Captain and Commanding Officerref:616
3.18076.1808Porcupine (22), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
11.18083.1810Mercury (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
23.4.1809 Bombardment of Pesaro 
9.181011.1813Imperieuse (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
19.10.1811 Action of 1811-10-19 
27.6.1812 Attack at Laigueglia 2 
5.10.1813 Attack off Anzio 
7.18149.1815Glasgow (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
6.181810.1821Liffey (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1822 Revolutionaire (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
22.4.1823 Married Maryref:616
4.8.18301.11.1835Appointed Naval aide-de-campref:616
13.1.1835 Appointed Knight Commander of the Royal Guelphic Orderref:1059


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
WWNHWho's who in naval historyAlastair Wilson, Joseph F. CalloBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ref:1059Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900 Digital Book

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