Sir Charles Dashwood

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1.9.1765 - Vallon Wood, Somerset CSORN
Baptism1.9.1765 - Bicknoller, Somerset CSORN
First Known Service9.1.1779CSORN
FatherRobert DashwoodEWIKI
MotherHon. Mary SweetingEWIKI
WifeElizabeth de Courcy - Married 7.11.1799 - St. Andrew, Plymouth ref:977
SonCharles Robert Dashwood (1800-1878)ref:977
SonCharles Robertref:977
SonJohn de Courcy Dashwood (1802-1878)ref:977
SonJohn de Courcyref:977
Last Known Service8.1815CSORN
Date of Death21.9.1847NBD1849
Burial27.9.1847 - Tormoham, Torquay, Devon CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
9.1.17793.1780Courageux (74), MidshipmanEWIKI
31.12.1779 Affair of Fielding and Bylandt 
3.17801781Southampton (32), MidshipmanEWIKI
17811.1782Grafton (74), MidshipmanEWIKI
21.7.1781 Southampton vs Fée 
1.17821783Formidable (98), MidshipmanEWIKI
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
3.179420.6.1794Impregnable (98), Sub-LieutenantADM 171/8
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
20.6.1794 LieutenantEWIKI
20.6.179413.8.1796Impregnable (98), LieutenantEWIKI
13.8.17961797Defiance (74), LieutenantEWIKI
17972.8.1799Magnanime (44), LieutenantEWIKI
12.10.1798 Battle of Tory Island 
13.10.179811.1798Coquille (36), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerEWIKI
2.8.1799 CommanderDAR-1837
2.8.17991801Sylph (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerDAR-1837
2.8.17992.11.1801Sylph (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
31.7.18011.8.1801Actiion of 1801-07-31 
31.7.18011.8.1801Action of 28th September 1801 
2.11.1801 CaptainNL1814
11.18035.7.1805Bacchante (20), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
18081809Franchise (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
11.11.1808 Capture of Samana 
1.18103.1810Belvidera (36), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1.18109.1812Pyramus (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
8.18135.1814Cressy (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
8.18148.1815Norge (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
14.12.1814 Battle of Lake Borgne 
4.7.1840 Appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
1847 Received the Naval General Service Medal with a clasp for the Defeat of the French Fleet, capture of six sail of the line and one sunk whilst serving on Impregnable on 1794/06/01ADM 171/8


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ref:977WikiTree Web Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ADM 171/8ADM 171/8 Surviving officers and men entitled to clasps of the Naval GSM for actions from 1793 -1827British AdmiraltyDocument
DAR-1837Dodsley's Anual Register - 1837 Digital Book
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NL1814The Navy List 1814The AdmiraltyDigital Book
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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