Sir Archibald Dickson (1st Baronet of Hardingham Hall)

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1759CSORN
FatherArchibald Dicksonref:676
WifeElizabeth Porter (d. 1799)ref:676
WifeFrances Anne Willis - Married 1800ref:676
NephewSir Archibald Collingwood Dicksonref:676
BrotherWilliam Dickson (d.1803)ref:676
Last Known Service1802CSORN
Date of Death5.1803TRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1759 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
19.9.1759 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/95CSORN
1.4.176519.10.1765Egmont (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.ADM104
17861790Goliath (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.17908.1790Captain (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.17936.1795Egmont (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.7.1794 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
14.3.1795 Action off Genoa 
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
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
18011802Blenheim (74), as Flag Officer, AdmiralBWAS-1714
1.1.1801 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
21.9.1802 Created 1st Baronet of Hardingham HallEWIKI


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM104ADM 104 Officers entitled to Half Pay Document
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb 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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