Sir Richard Dacres

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth9.1761ref:616
First Known Service1775ref:616
FatherRichard Dacresref:616
MotherMary Batemanref:616
WifeMartha Phillips Milliganref:616
BrotherJames Richard Dacres (1749-1810)ref:616
Last Known Service1807ref:616
Date of Death22.10.1837 - Nr Bathref:616

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
17751776Renown (50), Midshipmanref:616
6.12.17768.12.1776Occupation of Rhode Island 
28.5.1781 Lieutenant ADM 6/22/410ADM 6/22
179327.3.1794Hannibal (74), Lieutenantref:616
3.179410.1794Diamond (38), First Lieutenantref:616
23.8.1794 Destruction of the Volontaire 
10.17949.3.1795London (90), Lieutenantref:616
21.10.1794 Capture of the Révolutionnaire 
10.3.1795 CommanderCSORN
10.3.179531.10.1795Childers (14), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
31.10.1795 CaptainCSORN
31.10.17953.1797Camilla (20), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.17979.1799Astraea (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
5.18017.1801Juste (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
180215.5.1802Desiree (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
6.180212.1802Zealous (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
18041808Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB
18061807Pompee (80), Captain and Commanding Officerref:616
19.2.180720.2.1807Forcing the Dardanelles 
1.3.18073.3.1807Passage of the Dardanelles 
15.8.18077.9.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen 
25.1.1836 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bathref:616


ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
HJ-DBHistoric JamaicaFrank CundallBook

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