Whitwell Butler

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service23.4.1799CSORN
Last Known Service27.10.1845CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
23.4.1799 Entered the NavyNBD1849
23.4.17991800Russell (74), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
180011.1801Russell (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
2.4.1801 Battle of Copenhagen 
11.18015.1803Puissant (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
11.18015.1803Bloodhound (12), MidshipmanNBD1849
5.18039.1806Melpomene (38), MidshipmanNBD1849
9.180621.12.1807Thunderer (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
19.2.180720.2.1807Forcing the Dardanelles 
1.3.18073.3.1807Passage of the Dardanelles 
21.12.1807 Was appointed acting flag-Lieutenant to Lord CollingwoodNBD1849
21.12.180727.7.1808Ocean (98), Acting LieutenantNBD1849
27.7.1808 LieutenantCSORN
27.7.180814.7.1809Ocean (98), LieutenantNBD1849
14.7.1809 Placed on half-payNBD1849
27.10.1845 Superannuated CommanderNBD1849


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book

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