Recent updates


Recent Comments



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 LieutenantCSORN
24.9.17902.11.1790
Barfleur (98) 1768-1819
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant, ADM 6/24/70
ADM 6/24
3.11.179011.11.1790
Daphne (20) 1776-1794
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Lieutenant, ADM 6/24/85
ADM 6/24
12.11.1790 CommanderCSORN
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 CaptainCSORN
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 Order of the BathTKE1
1.12.1830 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathE-WIKI
18364.1839Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PortsmouthE-WIKI


Previous comments on this page

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.

Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Tuesday 2nd of August 2022 20:14grammont
Tuesday 2nd of August 2022 17:30Robert Pennyfather
Tuesday 2nd of August 2022 16:32martijn loggen
Laurens DegelcampDutch
Naval Sailor
Sunday 31st of July 2022 20:37Mary Utley
Sunday 31st of July 2022 15:54Joe Putnam
British hired ship 'Increase' (1645) (36) 1645-1652
British 36 Gun
Hired Ship