James Katon

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth5.7.1770CSORN
Baptism18.2.1774 - Gosport CSORN
First Known Service3.7.1783CSORN
FatherEdward Katon (c.1732-1779)NBD1849
MotherSarah Knallerref:1044
WifeAdeliza Arabella MoubrayNBD1849
SonJames Edward Katon (1810-?)NBD1849
BrotherGeorge Katon (1761-?)ADM 6/21
Last Known Service23.11.1841CSORN
Date of Death14.12.1845 - Gosport CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
3.7.17831785Princess Royal (98), MidshipmanNBD1849
17855.1786Triumph (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
12.179218.2.1794Alcide (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
18.2.1794 LieutenantCSORN
18.2.17946.1794Courageux (74), LieutenantNBD1849
1.1801 Princess Royal (98), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
11.7.1801 CommanderCSORN
23.10.1801 CaptainCSORN
23.10.18018.1802Sans Pareil (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
18036.1803Trent (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
28.2.1804 Married Adeliza (1 son, 5 daughters)NBD1849
5.18119.1812Niobe (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
22.7.1830 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralNL1835-3
17.8.1840 Rear-AdmiralNBD1849
23.11.1841 Vice-Admiral of the BlueNBD1849


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ref:1044England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 Archive
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NL1835-3The Navy List 1835 - MarchThe AdmiraltyDigital Book

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