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Samuel Burgess


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth9.9.1781NBD1849
First Known Service3.1790NBD1849
Father
William BurgessBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1794
NBD1849
Father-in-Law
Isaac CotgraveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1802
NBD1849
WifeElizabeth CotgraveNBD1849
Last Known Service5.12.1830NBD1849

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
3.179011.1790
Berwick (74) 1775-1795
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Servant
NBD1849
9.17937.1796
Impregnable (98) 1786-1799
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman
NBD1849
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
7.17961.1797
Unicorn (32) 1794-1815
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman
NBD1849
1.17973.1799
Dryad (36) 1795-1860
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman
NBD1849
3.17996.1799
Andromache (32) 1781-1811
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman
NBD1849
6.179918.11.1799
Isis (50) 1774-1810
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman
NBD1849
28.8.1799 Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Nieuwe Diep 
30.8.1799 Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter 
18.11.1799 LieutenantCSORN
18.11.179917.3.1800
Wolverine (14) 1798-1804
British 14 Gun
Unrated Gun-brig
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
17.3.18006.6.1803
Sylph (16) 1795-1811
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, First Lieutenant
NBD1849
31.7.18011.8.1801Actiion of 1801-07-31 
31.7.18011.8.1801Action of 28th September 1801 
6.6.18033.2.1804
Contest (5) 1799-1803
British 5 Gun
Unrated Gun-brig
, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
3.2.18048.1804
Pigmy (14) 1779-1805
British 14 Gun
Unrated Cutter
1798 Renamed "Pigmy"
, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
8.18041807
Prince (98) 1788-1837
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
3.9.18041806
Prince (98) 1788-1837
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
NAO
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 
180719.10.1807
Dreadnought (98) 1801-1857
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant
NBD1849
19.10.180730.4.1813
Pincher (12) 1804-1816
British 12 Gun
Unrated Gun-brig
, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
25.8.181325.3.1815
Vixen (12) 1801-1815
British 12 Gun
Unrated Gun-brig
, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
25.3.18153.7.1816
Boyne (98) 1810-1861
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1834 Renamed "Excellent"
1859 Renamed "Queen Charlotte"
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
3.7.181616.9.1816
Queen Charlotte (100) 1810-1892
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Flag Lieutenant
NBD1849
27.8.1816 Bombardment of Algiers 
16.9.1816 CommanderNBD1849
24.1.182727.11.1829
Alert (18) 1813-1832
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
27.11.1829 CaptainNBD1849
27.11.182929.11.1830
Warspite (74) 1807-1876
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
29.11.18305.12.1830
Thetis (46) 1817-1830
British 46 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
1847 Received the Naval General Service Medal with a clasp for the Defeat of the French Fleet, capture of six sail of the line and one sunk whilst serving on Impregnable on 1794/06/01ADM 171/8


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Posted by Patricia Morgan on Friday 7th of May 2021 08:41

Where did Samuel die. Do you have any other info about his physical appearance?

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