William Fitzroy

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1.6.1782CSORN
First Known Service1794CSORN
MotherElizabeth WrottesleyEWIKI
NephewRobert Fitzroy (1805-1865)EWIKI
Last Known Service1812CSORN
Date of Death13.5.1857 - East Sheen, LondonCSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1794 Phaeton (38), Captain's ServantADM 171/8
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
13.5.1800 LieutenantCSORN
7.1.1802 CommanderCSORN
7.1.18029.1802Mutine (18), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
7.1.18023.3.1804Fairy (14), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.3.1804 CaptainCSORN
3.3.18044.1804Vanguard (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.18047.1804Duquesne (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
5.180410.1809Aeolus (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
4.11.1805 Battle of Cape Ortegal 
28.1.180924.2.1809Capture of Martinique 
10.18091812Squirrel (24), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.18108.3.1811Macedonian (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
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


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ADM 171/8ADM 171/8 Surviving officers and men entitled to clasps of the Naval GSM for actions from 1793 -1827British AdmiraltyDocument
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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