William Henry Douglas

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth28.7.1763CSORN
First Known Service22.1.1774CSORN
FatherSir Charles Douglas (1st Baronet Carr) (1726/27-1789)ADM 6/21
MotherUranie Lydie MarteilheEWIKI
Last Known Service28.4.1808CSORN
Date of Death23.5.1809CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
22.1.17741777Royal Naval Academy, Scholar ADM 6/21/11ADM 6/21
28.9.1778 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/490CSORN
28.9.1778 Canada, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/490
Issued by John Montagu (1719-1795), Newfoundland
Commission confirmed 21.12.1778
ADM 6/21
13.3.1782 Commander ADM 6/22/554CSORN
13.3.178218.4.1782Barbadoes (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/554
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 13.12.1782
ADM 6/22
12.4.1782 Captain ADM 6/23/29CSORN
15.4.178216.9.1782Glorieux (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/29
Commission confirmed 4.3.1783
ADM 6/23
7.6.17828.10.1783Licorne (32), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 14.6.1782 ADM 6/23/246
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 1.10.1784
31.10.1783 Ariadne (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/158ADM 6/23
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
28.4.1808 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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