Edward Hollingworth Delafosse

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth8.11.1788NBD1849
First Known Service2.3.1801NBD1849
WifeSofia YoungNBD1849
Last Known Service16.9.1816NBD1849

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
2.3.1801 Entered the NavyNBD1849
2.3.18015.1801Cruizer (16), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
2.4.1801 Battle of Copenhagen 
5.180111.1802Saturn (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
11.18021805Africaine (38), MidshipmanNBD1849
1805 Greyhound (32), MidshipmanNBD1849
18059.6.1806Blenheim (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
6.8.1805 Action of 1805-08-06 
9.6.18061807Fox (32), MidshipmanNBD1849
1807 Dasher (18), Master's MateNBD1849
18078.1807Concorde (36), Master's MateNBD1849
7.18079.4.1808York (74), Master's MateNBD1849
24.12.180726.12.1807Occupation of Madeira 
9.4.1808 LieutenantCSORN
9.4.18082.1811York (74), LieutenantNBD1849
28.1.180924.2.1809Capture of Martinique 
14.3.180917.3.1809Capture of the d'Hautpoult 
2.18111.1813Cerberus (32), LieutenantNBD1849
13.3.1811 Battle of Lissa 
1.18134.1813Cerberus (32), First LieutenantNBD1849
14.4.1813 Wounded in a boat attack at the island of MeleraNBD1849
18.5.181520.1.1816Wye (20), First LieutenantNBD1849
20.1.181611.4.1816Dover (18), First LieutenantNBD1849
11.4.181616.9.1816Hebrus (36), First LieutenantNBD1849
27.8.1816 Bombardment of Algiers 
16.9.1816 CommanderNBD1849
12.8.1820 Married SophiaNBD1849
1828 Appointed to command a coast guard stationNBD1849
1831 Left the post in the coast guardNBD1849
1831 Placed on Half-PayNBD1849


NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site

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