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Manley Hall Dixon


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth8.6.1786W025
First Known Service1794W025
Father
Sir Manley DixonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1825
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MotherChristiana Sophia Hallref:616
WifeHarriet FootW025
Last Known Service1.11.1860W025
Date of Death3.3.1864W025

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
6.1794 Entered the NavyW025
6.1794 
Romney (50) 1762-1804
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman
ADM 171/8
17.6.1794 Capture of the Sibylle 
1795 
Bellerophon (74) 1786-1836
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1824 Renamed "Captivity"
, Midshipman
ADM 171/8
16.6.179517.6.1795First Battle of Groix 
10.4.1802 LieutenantCSORN
18051808Appointed to command the Sea Fencibles at Swansearef:616
10.2.1809 CommanderCSORN
11.181028.6.1811
Fly (16) 1805-1812
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
28.6.1811 CaptainCSORN
28.6.18111812
Vigo (74) 1810-1865
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
18127.1813
Montagu (74) 1779-1818
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
18131.1815
Nereus (32) 1809-1817
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
18.4.1815 Married HarrietW025
15.3.18311832
Pallas (36) 1816-1862
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
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22.5.18451.1848
Caledonia (120) 1808-1875
British 120 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1856 Renamed "Dreadnought"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
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1847 Received the Naval General Service Medal with a clasp for the capture of the French frigate La Sibylle whilst serving on Romney on 1794/06/17. He received a further clasp for Lord Cornwallis's brilliant repulse of a fleet, four times times superior in force, whilst serving on Bellerophon on 1795/06/17ADM 171/8
27.12.1847 Rear-AdmiralW025
7.2.1855 Vice-AdmiralW025
1.11.1860 AdmiralW025


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