Henry Burke


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service6.7.1796CSORN
Last Known Service2.1805CSORN
Date of Death2.1805BWAS-1793
Cause of DeathShipwreckCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
6.7.1796 LieutenantCSORN
4.10.1800 CommanderCSORN
6.18022.1805Seagull (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793


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Posted by Michael Burke on Saturday 31st of October 2020 10:17

Son of Walter Burke, Purser on HMS Victory at Trafalgar, Brother of Walter Burke, who died of injuries received in the Chevrette incident 1801. My 3x great grandfather James Dominick Burke served as surgeon on HMS Seagull, under Henry Burke for two years and left the vessel a few weeks before she foundered and was lost off the Channel Islands.

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