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Samuel Butcher


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth30.10.1770 - Cople, BedfordshireCSORN
First Known Service4.2.1786CSORN
WifeElizabeth HerbertNBD1849
Last Known Service19.2.1847CSORN
Date of Death8.5.1849NBD1849

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
4.2.178611.1788
Barracouta (14) 1782-1792
British 14 Gun
Unrated Cutter
, Captain's Servant,
NBD1849
11.17886.1791
Salisbury (50) 1769-1796
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Able Seaman,
NBD1849
6.17911792
Childers (10) 1778-1811
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Master's Mate,
NBD1849
179230.1.1794
Queen (90) 1769-1811
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Master's Mate,
NBD1849
1794 
Queen (90) 1769-1811
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman,
ADM 171/8
30.5.179417.7.1794
Queen (90) 1769-1811
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Acting Lieutenant,
NBD1849
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
17.7.1794 LieutenantCSORN
17.7.17949.10.1795
Aquilon (32) 1786-1815
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Lieutenant,
NBD1849
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 
9.10.179528.4.1800
Sans Pareil (80) 1794-1842
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant,
NBD1849
2.7.1799 Attack on Aix Roads 
28.4.180028.4.1802
Guachapin (16) 1801-1811
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
19.2.1801 CommanderCSORN
29.4.1802 CaptainCSORN
3.180412.1808Appointed to command the Sea FenciblesNBD1849
5.1805 Commanding the Sea Fencibles from Valentia to Dursey Island - RV Speem HarbourNL1805
4.2.1806 Married Elizabeth (5 sons, 3 daughters)NBD1849
18.11.181221.12.1812
Barham (74) 1811-1840
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
21.12.181222.12.1815
Antelope (50) 1802-1845
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
17.8.1840 Rear-AdmiralNBD1849
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 Queen on 1794/06/01 and a further clasp for an action with the French fleet and the capture of 3 sail of the line whilst serving on Aquilion on 23.6.1795ADM 171/8
19.2.1847 Vice-AdmiralE-WIKI


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