Frederick William Burgoyne

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth28.5.1778CSORN
First Known Service12.1793CSORN
Last Known Service1.10.1846CSORN
Date of Death3.6.1848NBD1849
Will Probated20.6.1848, PROB 11/2076/10

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
9.1790 Entered the Royal Naval CollegeB037
12.17931794Hannibal (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
17947.1794Montagu (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
7.179423.6.1795Nymphe (36), Master's MateNBD1849
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 
24.6.1795 Irresistible (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
179612.1796Comet (8), MidshipmanNBD1849
12.17961797Blenheim (98), Acting LieutenantNBD1849
179717.3.1797Britannia (100), Acting LieutenantNBD1849
14.2.1797 2nd Battle of Cape St Vincent 
7.3.1797 LieutenantCSORN
7.3.179717.11.1797Britannia (100), LieutenantNBD1849
17.11.179729.4.1799Arethusa (38), LieutenantNBD1849
29.4.179913.7.1800Seine (36), LieutenantNBD1849
13.7.180015.2.1801Queen (90), LieutenantNBD1849
15.2.18011.4.1802Decade (36), LieutenantNBD1849
16.3.180214.11.1803Ardent (64), LieutenantNBD1849
1.4.1802 Rattler (16), LieutenantNBD1849
14.11.180327.9.1804Ariadne (24), LieutenantNBD1849
27.9.180423.1.1805Hyaena (28), LieutenantNBD1849
23.1.18057.1.1806Centaur (74), LieutenantNBD1849
7.1.180624.8.1807Alligator (16), LieutenantNBD1849
24.8.180719.1.1809Appointed to command the Sea FenciblesNBD1849
3.7.180921.10.1810Transit (11), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
21.10.18103.8.1811Transit (11), Commander and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
22.10.1810 CommanderCSORN
22.10.181011.1810Mutine (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
8.18117.2.1812Tyrian (10), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.18121815Port Mahon (18), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
12.18141815Sparrowhawk (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
20.9.1815 CaptainCSORN
1.11.18241831Appointed Coast GuardNBD1849
6.8.18419.1844San Josef (114), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
1.10.1846 Superannuated CaptainNBD1849
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 Montagu on 1.6.1794 and a further clasp for an action with the French fleet and the capture of 3 sail of the line whilst serving on Nymphe on 23.6.1795 ADM 171/8


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
B037A Naval History of the American RevolutionGardner Weld AllenDigital Book
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 171/8ADM 171/8 Surviving officers and men entitled to clasps of the Naval GSM for actions from 1793 -1827British AdmiraltyDocument

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