Sir Archibald Dickson (1st Baronet of Hardingham Hall)

First Known Service1759CSORN
FatherArchibald Dicksonref:676
WifeElizabeth Porter (d. 1799)ref:676
WifeFrances Anne Willis - Married 1800ref:676
NephewSir Archibald Collingwood Dicksonref:676
BrotherWilliam Dicksonref:676
Last Known Service1802CSORN
Date of Death1803/05TRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1759 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
1759/09/19 LieutenantCSORN
1765/03 Egmont (10), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1771/01/10 CommanderCSORN
1774/01/31 CaptainCSORN
1774/01/311775Antelope (50), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1775/101779/09/25Greyhound (28), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1776/07/021776/07/04Staten Island Landings 
1779/07/241779/08/12Penobscot Expedition 
1779/09/251779/12/31Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM104
17861790Goliath (74), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1790/061790/08Captain (74), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1793/011795Egmont (74), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1794/04/12 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1794/07/04 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1795/03/14 Action off Genoa 
1795/06/01 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1795/07/13 Battle of Hyeres 
1798/061799Veteran (64), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
1799/011799/03Monmouth (64), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
1799/02/14 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1799/051799/06Monarch (74), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
1799/08/30 Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter 
18001802Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North Searef:676
18011802Blenheim (74), as Flag Officer, AdmiralBWAS-1714
1801/01/01 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1802/09/21 Created 1st Baronet of Hardingham HallEWIKI


CSORN Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
ref:676 More than Nelson Web Site
TRN3 The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
RNLPC Royal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM104 ADM 104 Officers entitled to Half Pay Document
BWAS-1793 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
EWIKI WikipediaVariousWeb Site

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Posted by helen on Thursday 17th of November 2016 11:45

many thanks for this lovely biography and would love to contact Katherine who wrote on 18 april 2014


Posted by Brian Stephens on Sunday 20th of April 2014 22:39

The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year 1829 Volume 99
Lieut.-General Dickson; Jan 29 at Bath, John Dickson Esq., aged 84, a Lieut. General in the service of the East India Company; Lieut. General Dickson was the third and youngest son of Archibald Dickson, Esq. and younger brother to Admiral William Dickson, and to Admiral Sir Archibald Dickson, Bart. who both died in 1803. (more on page 373)

Posted by katherine d. werner on Friday 18th of April 2014 18:51

Looking for 5great
Grandfather, AdmArchibald Dickson.

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