Sir Edward Durnford King


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1771EWIKI
First Known Service1794EWIKI
BrotherAndrew King (1774-1835)NBD1849
Last Known Service23.11.1841EWIKI
Date of Death14.1.1862EWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1794 Barfleur (98), Master's MateADM 171/8
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
5.9.1795 LieutenantCSORN
23.6.1796 CommanderCSORN
6.17988.1.1800Gayette (20), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
6.18001801Leviathan (74), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
8.1.1801 CaptainCSORN
4.18051806Endymion (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
3.18079.1808Monmouth (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
9.18111812Rodney (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
5.18255.1828Windsor Castle (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
21.7.1830 Rear-AdmiralNBD1849
1.1833 Appointed Knight Commander of the Royal Guelphic Orderref:1059
23.11.1841 Vice-AdmiralNBD1849
18.4.18451848Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The NoreEWIKI
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 Barfleur on 1794/06/01ADM 171/8


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