James Bowen

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1751 - Ilfracombe ref:616
First Known Service1781ref:616
BrotherRichard Bowen (1761-1797)WWNH
BrotherThomas Bowen (d.1790)WWNH
Last Known Service18.7.1825ref:616
Date of Death27.4.1835 - Ilfracombe ref:616

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1781 Masterref:616
15.1.178123.4.1783Artois (40), Masterref:616
5.8.1781 Battle of Dogger Bank 
179322.6.1794Queen Charlotte (100), Masterref:616
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
23.6.1794 LieutenantCSORN
23.6.179423.6.1795Queen Charlotte (100), First Lieutenantref:616
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 
29.6.1795 CommanderCSORN
2.9.1795 CaptainCSORN
10.17953.1796Prince George (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.17954.1796Glory (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.17981801Argo (22), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.18011802Arethusa (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.18035.1803Dreadnought (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
23.2.181625.8.1825Appointed Navy Boardref:616
18.7.1825 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralNL1834


ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
WWNHWho's who in naval historyAlastair Wilson, Joseph F. CalloBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NL1834The Navy List 1834The AdmiraltyBook

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