Philip Beaver

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth28.2.1766 - Lewknor, OxfordshireW033
First Known Service10.1777W033
FatherRev James Beaver, curate of Lewknor, OxfordshireW033
Last Known Service1789W033
Date of Death10.4.1813 - Table BayW033
Cause of DeathInflammation of the bowelsW033

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
10.1777 Monarch (74), MidshipmanW033
16.10.1783 Lieutenant ADM 6/23/215CSORN
3.17951798Stately (64), Lieutenantref:616
9.179912.1799Dolphin (8), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
28.6.1800 CommanderCSORN
10.2.1801 CaptainCSORN
10.2.1801 Foudroyant (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
10.2.18018.1801Foudroyant (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.18015.1802Determinee (20), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
5.18021803Alligator (16), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
5.1805 Commanding the Sea Fencibles from the Lower Hope to Blackwater - RV South EndNL1805
9.18061810Acasta (40), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
28.1.180924.2.1809Capture of Martinique 
14.4.1809 Capture of Les Saintes Islands 
5.181010.4.1813Nisus (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793


W033Vaisseaux de Ligne Francais de 1682 a 1767Ronald DeschenesWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NL1805The Navy List 1805The AdmiraltyDigital Book

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Posted by Brian on Sunday 18th of May 2014 02:06

At the Cape of Good Hope, after a short illness, Capt. Beaver, of the Nisus. He was employed in landing the British troops in Egypt, in 1801, as Captain to the fleet under Lord Keith, and was frequently engaged in similar important services. He conducted the landing at the conquest of Martinico, of the Saints, and the Isle of France. His health was much impaired in the expedition to Java. Though only 47 years old, he had seen 36 years active service in all parts of the world. He has left a widow and six children.

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