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Sir William Fitzroy


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1.6.1782CSORN
First Known Service1794CSORN
MotherElizabeth WrottesleyE-WIKI
Nephew
Robert FitzroyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1818-1863
E-WIKI
Last Known Service10.1.1837CSORN
Date of Death13.5.1857 - East Sheen, LondonCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1.6.1782 Appointed LordE-WIKI
1794 
Phaeton (38) 1782-1828
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain's Servant,
ADM 171/8
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
13.5.1800 LieutenantCSORN
7.1.1802 CommanderCSORN
7.1.18029.1802
Mutine (18) 1797-1803
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
7.1.18023.3.1804
Fairy (14) 1778-1811
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
3.3.1804 CaptainCSORN
3.3.18044.1804
Vanguard (74) 1787-1821
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
4.18047.1804
Duquesne (74) 1803-1805
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
5.180410.1809
Aeolus (32) 1801-1817
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
4.11.1805 Battle of Cape Ortegal 
28.1.180924.2.1809Capture of Martinique 
10.18091812
Squirrel (24) 1785-1817
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Post Ship
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
6.18108.3.1811
Macedonian (38) 1810-1812
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
4.6.1815 Appointed Companion of the Order of the BathE-WIKI
10.1.1837 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralE-WIKI
4.7.1840 Appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the BathE-WIKI
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 Phaeton on 1794/06/01ADM 171/8


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