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John Bowker


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1.12.1770NBD1849
First Known Service3.8.1785NBD1849
Mother-in-LawMary Beckford (c1761-1813)ref:1707
Father-in-Law
Thomas Legal YatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1766-1828
ref:1707
WifeMary Beckford Yates (1779-1842) - Married 3.8.1801ref:1706
Last Known Service11.1819NBD1849
Date of Death1847NBD1849

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
3.8.1785 Entered the NavyNBD1849
10.7.1794 LieutenantCSORN
10.7.17948.12.1794
San Fiorenzo (36) 1794-1837
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Lieutenant,
NBD1849
8.12.179428.3.1799
Mars (74) 1794-1823
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant,
NBD1849
16.6.179517.6.1795First Battle of Groix 
21.4.1798 Mars vs Hercule 
28.3.179927.11.1800
Prince (98) 1788-1837
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant,
NBD1849
27.11.18008.6.1803
Prince George (98) 1772-1817
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant,
NBD1849
1801 Married MaryNBD1849
8.6.18031806
San Josef (114) 1797-1849
British 114 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant,
NBD1849
180623.3.1807
Atalante (18) 1808-1813
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Lieutenant, and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
180712.2.1807
Atalante (16) 1797-1807
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Lieutenant, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
23.3.1807 CommanderCSORN
23.3.18078.1807
Ferret (16) 1806-1813
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
12.18071.1808
Epervier (16) 1803-1811
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander, and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
1.1808 InvalidedNBD1849
8.8.18093.9.1810
Aetna (8) 1803-1816
British 8 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Commander, and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
3.9.181024.2.1811
Wizard (16) 1805-1816
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander, and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
24.2.181116.8.1811
San Josef (114) 1797-1849
British 114 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Acting Captain, and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
16.8.1811 CaptainCSORN
16.8.1811 Placed on Half-PayNBD1849
12.2.181711.1819
Sir Francis Drake (32) 1805-1825
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
1825 Appointed to command the ordinary at Plymouth until 1828NBD1849
13.7.18441850Appointed Captain of Greenwich HospitalNBD1849


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