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James Atkins


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth2.5.1777NBD1849
First Known Service11.1797NBD1849
WifeBelle Sophia GreyNBD1849
Last Known Service21.10.1811NBD1849

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
11.1797 Entered the NavyNBD1849
11.17975.1805
Hornet (16) 1794-1817
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Able Seaman
NBD1849
21.6.18031.7.1803Capture of St. Lucia and Tobago 
5.180512.1808
Grenada (14) 1803-1810
British 14 Gun
Unrated Schooner
, Master
NBD1849
15.2.1806 Wounded in the chest by an eighteen-ounce shot. He later received a gratuiuty of £136.17 due to the severity of the woundNBD1849
20.12.18081809
Mosambique (10) 1804-1810
British 10 Gun
Unrated Schooner
, Acting Lieutenant and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
180912.8.1809
Grouper (4) 1804-1811
British 4 Gun
Unrated Schooner
, Acting Lieutenant and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
28.1.180924.2.1809Capture of Martinique 
12.8.1809 LieutenantNBD1849
12.8.180921.10.1811
Grouper (4) 1804-1811
British 4 Gun
Unrated Schooner
, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer
B037
6.1812 Returned to England as a passanger on the GloireB037
20.8.1814 Placed on Half-PayNBD1849
22.10.1819 Married Belle Sophia Grey 

Notes on Officer


Previous History
Prior to his joining the navy James Atkins had worked in the Transport Service and had been involved in the reduction of teh Islands of St Lucia, St Vincent and Grenada


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