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Sir Archibald Dickson (1st Baronet of Hardingham Hall)


NationalityBritish 
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
Nephew
Sir Archibald Collingwood DicksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1816
ref:676
Brother
William DicksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1799
ref:676
BrotherJohnref:1045
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 LieutenantCSORN
1.4.176516.10.1765
Egmont (10) 1765-1776
British 10 Gun
Unrated Schooner
, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
10.1.1771 CommanderCSORN
10.1.177131.1.1774
Thunder (14) 1759-1774
British 14 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/334
ADM 6/20
31.1.1774 CaptainCSORN
31.1.17747.9.1774
Antelope (50) 1742-1783
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/12
BWAS-1714
21.10.177525.9.1779
Greyhound (28) 1773-1781
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/128
BWAS-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
2.1.178119.2.1783
Dublin (74) 1757-1784
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/221
ADM 6/22
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 
9.8.178618.9.1789
Goliath (74) 1781-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 12.8.1786 ADM 6/23/349
BWAS-1714
28.6.17903.12.1790
Captain (74) 1787-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/44
BWAS-1714
1.1.179312.4.1794
Egmont (74) 1768-1799
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 5.1.1793 ADM 6/24/190
BWAS-1793
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.7.1794 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
6.17981799
Veteran (64) 1787-1816
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
1.17993.1799
Monmouth (64) 1796-1834
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1793
14.2.1799 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
5.17996.1799
Monarch (74) 1765-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-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
1.1.180115.12.1802
Blenheim (74) 1801-1807
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
21.9.1802 Created 1st Baronet of Hardingham HallE-WIKI


Previous comments on this page

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

helen


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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