George Dawson


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1739ADM 107/5
First Known Service22.6.1755CSORN
Last Known Service20.11.1788CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1.7.1761 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/374RNLPC
9.8.1762 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/428CSORN
31.3.176814.12.1775Hope (6), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
13.5.1776 Commander ADM 6/21/345CSORN
13.5.177616.5.1776Hope (14), Lieutenant and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/345
Issued by Lord Molyneaux Shuldham (Baron Shuldham) (1717-1798), North America
Confirmed 13.12.1777
BWAS-1714
19.6.17779.9.1777Renown (50), Acting Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
9.9.1777 Captain ADM 6/22/52CSORN
9.9.17776.12.1780Renown (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/52
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Confirmed 23.11.1779
BWAS-1714
13.8.1778 Renown vs Languedoc 
1.8.178011.9.1781Iris (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/452
Issued by Marriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794), North America
Confirmed 17.4.1782
BWAS-1714
16.3.1781 Battle of Cape Henry 
11.9.1781 Commander-in-Chief at the Capture of HMS Iris and HMS Richmond 
11.9.1781 Capture of HMS Iris and HMS Richmond 
26.8.178520.9.1786Phaeton (38), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/296ADM 6/23
20.9.178620.11.1788Phaeton (38), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/356BWAS-1714
20.11.1788 Dismissed from the Navy for ‘tyranny, oppression, malversation, suttling and such like’,ADM 12/27B
1796 Sort restoration of his rank, but was refused.ref:676


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