Sir Archibald Dickson (1st Baronet of Hardingham Hall)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1739ADM 107/5
First Known Service1752CSORN
FatherArchibald Dicksonref:676
WifeElizabeth Porter (d. 1779)ref:1045
WifeFrances Anne Willis - Married 1800ref:676
DaughterElizabeth [Dickson] (d.1856)ref:1045
NephewSir Archibald Collingwood Dickson (1772-1827)ref:676
Brother William Dickson (c.1728-1803)ref:676
SisterMary [Smith]ref:1045
SisterElizabeth [Ball]ref:1045
Last Known Service15.12.1802CSORN
Date of Death1803TRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
17521755Service as a merchant seamanADM 107/5
7.2.1759 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/93RNLPC
19.9.1759 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/95CSORN
1.4.176516.10.1765Egmont (10), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
10.1.1771 Commander ADM 6/20/334CSORN
10.1.177131.1.1774Thunder (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/334ADM 6/20
31.1.1774 Captain ADM 6/21/12CSORN
31.1.17747.9.1774Antelope (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/12BWAS-1714
21.10.177525.9.1779Greyhound (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/128BWAS-1714
2.7.17764.7.1776Staten Island Landings 
24.7.177912.8.1779Penobscot Expedition 
25.9.177931.12.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM 104
2.1.178119.2.1783Dublin (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/221ADM 6/22
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 
9.8.178618.9.1789Goliath (74), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 12.8.1786 ADM 6/23/349BWAS-1714
28.6.17903.12.1790Captain (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/44BWAS-1714
1.1.179312.4.1794Egmont (74), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 5.1.1793 ADM 6/24/190BWAS-1793
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/31CSORN
4.7.1794 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/55CSORN
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/179CSORN
6.17981799Veteran (64), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
1.17993.1799Monmouth (64), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
14.2.1799 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
5.17996.1799Monarch (74), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
30.8.1799 Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter 
18001802Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North Searef:676
1.1.1801 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.1.180115.12.1802Blenheim (74), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
21.9.1802 Created 1st Baronet of Hardingham HallE-WIKI

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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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