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Sir Charles Cotton (5th Baronet)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth6.1753 - Westminster TRN3
First Known Service24.10.1772TRN3
FatherSir John Hynde Cotton, Baronetref:616
Father-in-Law
Sir Joshua Rowley (1st Baronet Rowley)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1787
ref:616
MotherAnne Parsonsref:616
WifePhiladelphia Rowleyref:616
Last Known Service31.7.1810TRN3
Date of Death23.2.1812TRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
24.10.177223.9.1775
Deal Castle (20) 1756-1780
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Midshipman
ref:616
24.9.177528.4.1777
Niger (32) 1759-1814
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1813 Renamed "Negro"
, Acting Lieutenant
ref:616
29.4.1777 Lieutenantref:616
3.4.1779 CommanderADM 6/22
3.4.177910.8.1779
Grampus (30) 1751-1779
British 30 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1777 Renamed "Grampus"
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/296
Issued by
James GambierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1800
, North America
Confirmed 4.6.1781
ADM 6/22
10.8.1779 CaptainCSORN
10.8.177917.11.1780
Boyne (68) 1766-1783
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/71
Issued by
John ByronBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1780
, North America
Confirmed 28.12.1779
BWAS-1714
28.3.17819.1782
Alarm (32) 1758-1812
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/268
BWAS-1714
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
27.2.1788 Married Philadelphiaref:616
1.3.17931.1795
Majestic (74) 1785-1816
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 6.3.1793 ADM 6/24/215
BWAS-1714
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
10.17949.8.1796
Impregnable (98) 1786-1799
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
11.17942.1797
Mars (74) 1794-1823
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
23.1.1795 Succeeded as 5th Baronetref:616
16.6.179517.6.1795First Battle of Groix 
20.2.1797 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
14.2.1799 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
3.1799 
Prince (98) 1788-1837
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1714
12.17993.1801
Elephant (74) 1786-1830
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1714
8.18001.1801
Prince George (98) 1772-1817
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1714
29.4.1802 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
23.4.1804 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
9.11.1805 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
12.18071808
Minotaur (74) 1793-1810
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1793
28.4.1808 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
17.3.18105.1811Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean Searef:616
31.7.1810 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
5.181123.2.1812Appointed Commander-in-Chief — English Channelref:616


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