Edward Fellowes

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service22.4.1793CSORN
Last Known Service4.6.1814CSORN
Date of Death28.8.1841 - ReadingCSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
22.4.1793 LieutenantCSORN
1794 Phaeton (38), First Lieutenantref:924
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
7.4.1795 CommanderCSORN
7.12.1795 CaptainCSORN
11.17968.1797Alarm (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
11.17995.1802Acasta (40), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
7.180510.1806Apollo (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
12.18071811Conqueror (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
19.7.1811 Action off Cape Sicie 
4.6.1814 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:924A Narrative of the Proceedings of His Majesty's Fleet under the Command of Earl HoweA C de PoggiBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by Brian Stephens on Saturday 10th of May 2014 16:25

Vice-Admiral Fellowes; (1841) Aug 28. At Mortimer Lodge, near Reading, aged 70, Edward Fellowes, Esq., Vice-admiral of the Red. Was the son of the late William Fellowes, of Ramsey Abby. Made a Lieutenant in 1793, and served in the Phaeton in Lord Howe's action of 1794. In 1795 was promoted commander in the Albicore sloop, and obtained post rank in the Tourterelle, of 26 guns. On 23rd November 1796, captured the Spanish corvette, El Galgo, of 18 guns off Grenada, which had on board specie to the amount of 80,355 dollars. His next appointment was to the Acasta, a frigate of the largest class, in which he captured the Spanish ship La Juno, of 8 guns, pierced for 16, laden with cocoa and indigo. Returned to England in 1801 and continued to command the Acasta until the following spring. In the summer of 1805 he was appointed to the Appolo, a new frigate, etc... During the second expedition to Egypt, Capt. Fellowes commanded the gun-boats in the Nile at both the unsuccessful attacks of Rosetta. He subsequently commanded the Conqueror, of 74 guns...returned to England in 1812. Was advanced to the rank of Rear-Admiral, June 4, 1814, and to that of Vice-Admiral in 1830. He married the eldest daughter of the late R. Benyon, Esq., M.P. for Peterborough.

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