Sir Charles Brisbane

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1769ref:616
First Known Service31.7.1779ref:616
FatherJohn Brisbane (d.1807)ref:616
WifeSarah Pateyref:616
SonJames William Brisbane (1806-?)NBD1849
SonJohn William Douglas Brisbane (1806-1848)NBD1849
Last Known Service12.8.1819ref:616
Date of Death12.1829ref:616

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
31.7.177931.12.1779Alcide (74), Able Seamanref:616
1.1.17801781Alcide (74), Midshipmanref:616
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
29.4.178130.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal 
8.17815.1782Hercules (74), Midshipmanref:616
5.9.1781 Battle of the Chesapeake 
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
1.4.1789 Passed the Lieutenant's Examinationref:616
18.11.1790 LieutenantCSORN
14.6.1792 Married Sarah at St. Mary, Readingref:616
17931794Meleager (32), Lieutenantref:616
17941.7.1794Britannia (100), Lieutenantref:616
1.7.1794 CommanderCSORN
1.7.17947.1796Tarleton (14), Commander and Commanding OfficerW005
14.3.1795 Action off Genoa 
7.17961797Tremendous (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
22.7.1796 CaptainCSORN
12.17964.1797Dordrecht (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
17977.1798Oiseau (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1.17981799Dordrecht (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
6.17987.1798Crescent (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.18016.1802Carnatic (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
5.18011802Doris (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.18027.1802Trent (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
7.18021805Goliath (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.18059.1808Arethusa (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
7.4.1807 Appointed Companion of the Companion of the Order of the BathWWNH
180812.1829Appointed Governor of Saint Vincentref:616
9.180812.1808Blake (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.1.1815 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
3.18155.1815Boyne (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
3.7.181610.1816Queen Charlotte (100), Captain and Commanding Officerref:616
27.8.1816 Bombardment of Algiers 
12.8.1819 Rear-Admiralref:616


ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
W005Naval History of Great Britain Volume 2 from 1793 to the accession of Georges IVWilliam JamesWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
WWNHWho's who in naval historyAlastair Wilson, Joseph F. CalloBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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