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William Buchanan


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth18.11.1777CSORN
First Known Service15.4.1795CSORN
WifeAnn ArthurNBD1849
Last Known Service12.2.1846CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
15.4.179519.8.1796
Narcissus (20) 1781-1796
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Able Seaman
NBD1849
19.8.1796 Discharged with severe wounds which deprived him of sight for 12 monthsNBD1849
1797 Married AnnNBD1849
24.12.17992.1801
Alarm (32) 1758-1812
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Master's Mate
NBD1849
2.18011803
Ruby (64) 1776-1821
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Master's Mate
NBD1849
6.180324.12.1805
Defence (74) 1762-1811
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Master's Mate
NBD1849
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 
24.12.1805 LieutenantCSORN
24.12.180521.1.1806
Tonnant (80) 1798-1821
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
21.1.180618.12.1811
Audacious (74) 1785-1815
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
28.7.18094.9.1809Expedition to the Scheldt 
28.7.180912.1809Walcheren Expedition 
25.3.181218.7.1812
Dictator (64) 1783-1817
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant
NBD1849
6.7.18127.7.1812Action of 1812-07-06 
18.7.1812 CommanderCSORN
12.2.1846 Superannuated CaptainNBD1849


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