William Shield

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service30.12.1779CSORN
Last Known Service9.1.1829CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
30.12.1779 Lieutenant ADM 6/22/321CSORN
25.11.1793 Commander ADM 6/25/73ADM 6/25
25.11.17931796Sincère (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/73
Commission confirmed 8.8.1794
3.1794 Berwick (74), Acting Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
7.10.1794 CaptainCSORN
7.10.179411.1794Windsor Castle (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.17951796Audacious (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
13.7.1795 Battle of Hyeres 
9.179512.1795Southampton (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
29.9.1795 Southampton vs Vestale 
8.18051806Illustrious (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
18071808Malta (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
9.1.1829 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralNL1835-3


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/25ADM 6/25 Commission and Warrant Book 1794-1796 Apr.  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NL1835-3The Navy List 1835 - MarchThe AdmiraltyDigital Book

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