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Christopher William Betty


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1.8.1793CSORN
WifeElizabeth Hicks - Married - Maker, Cornwallref:846
Last Known Service4.4.1832CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1.8.1793 Entered the NavyNBD1849
1.8.179310.1793
Invincible (74) 1765-1801
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Able Seaman
NBD1849
10.17931796
Majestic (74) 1785-1816
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman
NBD1849
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
17967.1798
Mars (74) 1794-1823
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman
NBD1849
21.4.1798 Mars vs Hercule 
11.3.1799 Married Betty (2 children)NBD1849
17.9.1801 LieutenantCSORN
17.9.18015.1802
Atlas (98) 1782-1802
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
5.18027.1804
Seagull (16) 1795-1805
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
1.2.1805 Received a commission for DreadnoughtNAO
6.3.18054.1806
Dreadnought (98) 1801-1857
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
NAO
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 
24.3.180824.5.1808
Myrtle (18) 1807-1818
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
24.5.180817.11.1809
Temeraire (98) 1798-1838
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
17.11.18091810
Tonnant (80) 1798-1821
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
24.2.18128.1813
Zephyr (14) 1809-1818
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
8.1813 Placed on Half-PayNBD1849
4.4.1832 Superannuated CommanderNBD1849
1847 Received the Naval General Service Medal with a clasp for the Defeat of the French Fleet, capture of six sail of the line and one sunk whilst serving on Majestic on 1794/06/01ADM 171/8


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