Sir George Campbell


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth14.8.1759EWIKI
First Known Service6.6.1778EWIKI
WifeEustacia Campbell-HookeEWIKI
NephewGeorge Pryse CampbellNBD1849
Last Known Service12.8.1819EWIKI
Date of Death28.1.1821 - Portsmouth TRN3
Cause of DeathSuicideEWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
6.6.1778 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/421CSORN
27.8.1780 Commander ADM 6/22/164CSORN
27.8.17809.11.1781Lightning (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/164BWAS-1714
9.11.1781 CaptainCSORN
9.11.17811783Aurora (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.17832.1787Orpheus (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
5.17901791Nymphe (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.17935.1794Leda (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17946.1797Terrible (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.1794 Berwick (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
14.3.1795 Action off Genoa 
13.7.1795 Battle of Hyeres 
6.17981.1801Dragon (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
18011803Temeraire (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
1.1.1801 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
3.18035.1803Culloden (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
4.18032.1805Canopus (80), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
24.5.1804 Commanded the British Squadron at the Action off Cape Cepet 
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
25.10.1809 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
31.7.1810 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
4.6.1814 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
2.1.1815 Appointed Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
18181821Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PortsmouthEWIKI
12.8.1819 Admiral of the WhiteTRN3
8.6.1820 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathTKE1

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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