Richard Bowen

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1761 - Ilfracombe WWNH
First Known Service21.9.1790WWNH
BrotherJames Bowen (1751-1835)WWNH
BrotherThomas Bowen (d.1790)WWNH
Last Known Service24.7.1797WWNH
Date of Death24.7.1797 - Santa Cruz BWAS-1714
Cause of DeathEnemy actionWWNH
Will Probated7.11.1797, PROB 11/1297/267

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
21.9.1790 LieutenantCSORN
179319.3.1794Boyne (98), Fourth LieutenantWWNH
20.3.1794 CommanderWWNH
20.3.179422.4.1794Zebra (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
23.4.1794 CaptainCSORN
9.179424.7.1797Terpsichore (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
13.10.1796 Terpsichore vs Mahonesa 
13.12.1796 Terpsichore vs Vestale 
14.2.1797 2nd Battle of Cape St Vincent 
1.3.1797 Terpsichore vs Santissima Trinidad 
24.7.1797 Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife 


WWNHWho's who in naval historyAlastair Wilson, Joseph F. CalloBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site

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