Frederick Cotterell


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1780CSORN
First Known Service16.12.1800CSORN
FatherRev. C.J. Cottrell of HadleySNForum
Mother? SmithSNForum
Last Known Service4.1811CSORN
Date of Death6.1811

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16.12.1800 LieutenantCSORN
15.10.1802 CommanderCSORN
15.10.180228.5.1803Stork (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
28.5.1803 CaptainCSORN
28.5.180310.11.1803Garland (24), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
28.5.18031.1804Hercule (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.18094.1811Nyaden (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793


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Posted by Tom Moffatt on Tuesday 2nd of October 2012 18:50

Frederick Cotterell's initial voyage in Nyaden was north around Norway, to attack Russians in the Kola and other areas as far as Archangelsk. He was completely successful. Some of the views of the HMS Nyaden 36 would have been amazing - coming out of a snow squall for example. In the Kola he used boats for a cutting out expedition that netted more than 20 coastal trading vessels. Reading his log shows him to have been a no nonsense careful and diligent officer.

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