John Donaldson Boswall


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1790 - Co. Fife, New BrunswickNBD1849
First Known Service8.1799NBD1849
WifeCharlotte Angell ChambersNBD1849
Last Known Service1.10.1846NBD1849

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
8.1799 Entered the NavyNBD1849
8.17991800Pouncer (12), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
18005.1802Polyphemus (64), MidshipmanNBD1849
2.4.1801 Battle of Copenhagen 
5.18027.11.1804Centaur (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
21.6.18031.7.1803Capture of St. Lucia and Tobago 
3.2.1804 Capture of the Curieux 
7.11.180414.9.1805Curieux (18), Acting LieutenantNBD1849
8.2.1805 Curieux vs Dame Ernouf 
14.9.1805 LieutenantNBD1849
17.10.18058.11.1806London (90), LieutenantNBD1849
13.3.1806 Action of 1806-03-13 
8.11.180630.4.1807Crocodile (22), LieutenantNBD1849
30.4.180721.2.1808Inflexible (64), LieutenantNBD1849
15.8.18077.9.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen 
21.2.18087.7.1808Spitfire (16), LieutenantNBD1849
7.7.18084.11.1810Gannet (16), First LieutenantNBD1849
4.11.181023.4.1811Alfred (74), LieutenantNBD1849
23.4.18112.4.1814Implacable (74), LieutenantNBD1849
2.4.181415.6.1814Latona (22), LieutenantNBD1849
15.6.1814 CommanderCSORN
12.8.18199.1821Spey (20), Commander and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
1822 Married Charlotte (1 son, 1 daughter)NBD1849
26.12.1822 CaptainNBD1849
1.10.1846 Superannuated CaptainNBD1849


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