Robert Bastin

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth5.8.1780 - East Budleigh, DevonNBD1849
First Known Service14.5.1796NBD1849
FatherJohn Bastin of Tidwell
WifeSarah Boucart (1787-1856)NAO
Last Known Service11.5.1836NBD1849
Date of Death19.9.1854NAO

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
14.5.1796 Entered the NavyNBD1849
14.5.179627.1.1797Nymphe (36), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
28.1.179720.7.1797Nymphe (36), Able SeamanNBD1849
9.3.1797 Action of 1797-03-09 
21.7.17979.12.1798Nymphe (36), MidshipmanNBD1849
23.1.179914.3.1799Nymphe (36), Able SeamanNBD1849
15.3.179918.12.1800Nymphe (36), MidshipmanNBD1849
19.12.180026.2.1801Cambridge (80), MidshipmanNAO
27.2.18017.5.1802Nymphe (36), MidshipmanNBD1849
8.5.18022.6.1803Donegal (76), Master's MateNAO
20.6.18033.9.1803Belleisle (74), Acting LieutenantNBD1849
3.9.1803 LieutenantCSORN
3.9.18031806Belleisle (74), LieutenantNBD1849
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 
6.2.18061807Blanche (38), LieutenantNAO
19.7.1806 Guerriere vs Blanche 
14.9.1806 Destruction of the Impétueux 
18074.3.1807Blanche (38), First LieutenantNBD1849
3.1807 Taken prisoner when the Blanche was wreckedNBD1849
1814 Released from captivity, he had no further employmentNBD1849
7.10.1818 Married SarahNBD1849
11.5.1836 Superannuated CommanderNBD1849
1847 Awarded the Naval General Service Medal with three claspsNAO


NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site

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