Sir Henry Digby


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth20.1.1770 - Holcombe, Somersetref:616
First Known Service1782ref:616
FatherThe Honourable & Very Reverend William Digby LLDref:616
MotherCharlotte Coxref:616
WifeJane Elizabeth Cokeref:616
UncleRobert Digby (1732-1815)ref:616
BrotherCharles George Digby (1779-1829)ref:676
BrotherJoseph Digby (1786-1860)ref:616
Last Known Service22.7.1840ref:616
Date of Death19.8.1842 - Minterne Magna, Dorsetref:616

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17821.4.1783Vestal (28), Captain's Servantref:616
2.4.17831786Europa (50), Midshipmanref:616
1786 Janus (44), Midshipmanref:616
17861789Salisbury (50), Midshipmanref:616
1789 Racehorse (16), Midshipmanref:616
178919.10.1790Bellerophon (74), Midshipmanref:616
20.10.1790 LieutenantCSORN
20.10.17901791Lion (64), Lieutenantref:616
11.8.1795 Commanderref:616
11.8.179519.12.1796Incendiary (8), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
16.12.1796 CaptainCSORN
1.17971798Aurora (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
10.179710.1798Peterel (16), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
17982.1799Leviathan (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
4.18001.1801Alcmene (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
5.18015.1802Resistance (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1804 Leda (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
31.7.180519.2.1806Africa (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerNAO
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 
19.2.1806 Discharged, SupercededNAO
4.6.1815 Appointed Companion of the Companion of the Order of the BathTKE1
12.8.1819 Rear-Admiral of the BlueEWIKI
27.5.1825 Rear-Admiral of the RedEWIKI
22.7.1830 Vice-Admiral of the BlueEWIKI
14.3.1831 Appointed Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the Bathref:616
10.1.1837 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteEWIKI
18401841Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The NoreEWIKI
22.7.1840 Admiral of the BlueEWIKI
23.11.1841 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathTKE1


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