James Boxer

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service14.4.1794CSORN
BrotherWilliam Boxer (d.1842)NBD1849
Brother Edward Boxer (1784-?)NBD1849
Last Known Service1.10.1846CSORN
Date of Death5.10.1847NBD1849

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
14.4.1794 Entered the NavyNBD1849
14.4.179418.4.1796Diamond (38), Captain's ServantNBD1849
23.8.1794 Destruction of the Volontaire 
21.10.1794 Capture of the Révolutionnaire 
9.5.1795 Action in Carteret Bay 
18.4.1796 Captured by the French when on board a French privateer in the SeineNBD1849
8.1796 EscapedNBD1849
8.17967.8.1798Diamond (38), MidshipmanNBD1849
7.8.17981799Tigre (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
179914.11.1800Tigre (74), Master's MateNBD1849
15.3.179920.5.1799Defence of Acre 
14.11.1800 LieutenantCSORN
14.11.180012.3.1803Tigre (74), LieutenantNBD1849
12.3.18038.1804Antelope (50), LieutenantNBD1849
16.5.180419.5.1804Attack on Ver Huell's squadron 
8.18043.1806Courier (12), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
3.180612.1806Pompee (80), First LieutenantNBD1849
12.18066.1807Bergere (18), LieutenantNBD1849
6.180713.10.1807Pompee (80), LieutenantNBD1849
15.8.18077.9.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen 
13.10.1807 CommanderCSORN
7.11.18083.5.1812Skylark (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
3.5.18124.5.1812Capture of the Apelles 
15.2.181422.4.1814Albacore (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
22.4.181419.7.1814Aquilon (32), Acting Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
19.7.1814 CaptainCSORN
1.10.1846 Superannuated CaptainNBD1849


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book

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Posted by William Fitzsimmons on Wednesday 12th of December 2018 12:23

Captain James Boxer was my Great Great Great Grandfather and makes me very proud of that fact.

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