William Butterfield

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1766 - Durham CSORN
First Known Service11.4.1794CSORN
SonEdward Harris Butterfield (1808-1851)NBD1849
Last Known Service10.1.1837CSORN
Date of Death3.10.1842

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
11.4.1794 LieutenantCSORN
179821.4.1798Mars (74), LieutenantBWAS-1793
21.4.1798 Mars vs Hercule 
21.4.179826.4.1798Mars (74), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
7.17981801Hazard (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
30.10.179811.1798Foudroyant (80), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
29.4.1802 CaptainCSORN
8.181011.1810Courageux (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
10.18107.8.1812Malacca (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
6.181411.1814Stirling Castle (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
10.1.1837 Rear-Admiral of the RedPEER


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
PEERThe Peerage dot comVariousWeb Site

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Monday 6th of August 2012 19:24

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Sunday 5th of August 2012 22:09

William Butterfield takes command of Hazard 16 ship sloop [1794] Jul 1798 with temp break Oct 31 to 12 Nov 1798 when temporary commander of Foudroyant at Plymouth retuning to Hazard after John Elphinstone appointed

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