James Richard Booth

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service25.8.1805CSORN
Last Known Service1846CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
25.8.1805 Entered the NavyNBD1849
25.8.18051806London (90), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
18061809London (90), MidshipmanNBD1849
13.3.1806 Action of 1806-03-13 
1.18095.1811Hyacinth (18), MidshipmanNBD1849
11.1811 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationNBD1849
18122.2.1813Orlando (36), Master's MateNBD1849
2.2.181320.10.1813Kite (16), Acting LieutenantNBD1849
5.6.1813 Attack at Chiliodromia 
18.8.1813 Attack on the Batteries at Cassis 
20.10.1813 Wounded in an action against pirates and invalided homeNBD1849
30.12.1813 LieutenantCSORN
5.8.18149.1815Foxhound (16), LieutenantNBD1849
17.1.18183.1.1821Favorite (20), LieutenantNBD1849
3.1.18211822Drake (10), LieutenantNBD1849
20.1.1823 Trinculo (18), LieutenantNBD1849
10.1.18278.12.1829Menai (28), LieutenantNBD1849
8.12.1829 CommanderNBD1849
14.4.18328.1835Trinculo (18), Commander and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
25.6.18469.11.1846Columbine (18), Commander and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
9.11.1846 CaptainNBD1849
9.11.1846 Columbine (18), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Jeremy Wilshere on Tuesday 4th of February 2014 17:22

Gentleman's magazine 1853
"Aug 30. At Montserrat, Captain Booth, the governor, his wife, with the only medical officer on the island, and several others, carried off by fever."

Posted by Michael Wadsley on Wednesday 9th of October 2013 03:13

I believe that after he left the Trinculo, J.R.Booth went to Sydney, New South Wales and then to Richmond, Tasmania. He returned to England in 1845. He was appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Montserrat, West Indies in 1851 and died there of cholera in 1853

Make a comment about this page

Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Tuesday 2nd of June 2020 13:22CySir William Carnegie (7th Earl Northesk) (1756-1831)
Tuesday 2nd of June 2020 10:01Pieter van der MerweSir William Carnegie (7th Earl Northesk) (1756-1831)
Monday 1st of June 2020 22:42todd stevensBritish Merchant east indiaman 'Golden Phoenix' (1667)
Monday 1st of June 2020 10:06Mr.E.P.DalySir John Lindsay (1737-1788)
Sunday 31st of May 2020 20:03Don SnelgroveBritish bomb vessel 'Basilisk' (1740) (8)