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Sir Philip Charles Calderwood Henderson Durham


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth29.7.1763 - Largo, FifeCSORN
First Known Service26.12.1782CSORN
WifeLady Charlotte Matilda BruceE-WIKI
Last Known Service4.6.1814CSORN
Date of Death2.4.1845

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
26.12.1782 Lieutenant ADM 6/23/31CSORN
24.9.1790 
Barfleur (98) 1768-1819
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant ADM 6/24/70
ADM 6/24
12.11.1790 Commander ADM 6/24/86CSORN
12.11.17908.7.1791
Cygnet (14) 1776-1802
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/86
BWAS-1714
9.2.179324.6.1793
Spitfire (16) 1782-1825
British 16 Gun
Unrated Fireship
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/207
BWAS-1714
24.6.1793 Captain ADM 6/24/249CSORN
24.6.1793 
Narcissus (20) 1781-1796
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/249
ADM 6/24
26.10.17931.1795
Hind (28) 1785-1811
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/278
BWAS-1714
10.17941800
Anson (38) 1781-1807
British 38 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
20.3.1796 Action off Pointe du Raz 
16.7.1797 Destruction of the Calliope 
12.10.1798 Battle of Tory Island 
16.10.179818.10.1798Capture of the Loire 
28.3.1799 Married CharlotteE-WIKI
1.18005.1802
Endymion (44) 1797-1868
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
4.18036.1803
Windsor Castle (98) 1790-1813
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
18051.6.1805
Defiance (74) 1783-1817
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
NAO
12.18051806
Barfleur (98) 1768-1819
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
ODNB
3.18067.1809
Renown (74) 1798-1825
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
10.18091812
Renown (74) 1798-1825
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
21.10.1809 Action of 1809-10-21 
31.7.1810 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
31.7.18108.1810
Milford (74) 1809-1846
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1793
181112.1811
Hannibal (74) 1810-1833
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1793
2.18121813
Christian VII (80) 1807-1838
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1793
5.18121813
Bulwark (74) 1807-1826
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1793
12.8.1812 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
4.6.1814 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
2.1.1815 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
1.12.1830 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathE-WIKI
18364.1839Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PortsmouthE-WIKI


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Posted by Brian on Sunday 31st of January 2016 22:02

1793, PORT NEWS: Portsmouth, March 11 - The Spitfire sloop, Capt. Durham, and Echo, the Hon. Capt. Jones with the additional officers and seamen, are gone to man the gun-boats in Holland, of which Capt. Durham is appointed Commadore.


Posted by Hilary Rubinstein on Thursday 19th of March 2015 05:49

There is a biography of Durham - Hilary L. Rubinstein, Trafalgar Captain: Durham of the Defiance, published in 2005 by Tempus.

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