Sir Manley Dixon

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth3.1.1757 - Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotiaref:616
First Known Service1770ref:616
WifeCatherine Jefferiesref:616
WifeChristiana Sophia Hall (d. 1810)ref:616
SonManley Hall Dixon (1786-1864)W025
Last Known Service27.5.1825ref:616
Date of Death8.2.1838 - Exmouth DAR-1837

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1770 Royal Oak (74), Volunteerref:616
2.2.1771 Kent (74), Volunteerref:616
1772 Egmont (74), Volunteerref:616
177316.12.1774Panther (60), Midshipmanref:616
1776 Chatham (50), Midshipmanref:616
17762.1777Bristol (50), Midshipmanref:616
2.7.17764.7.1776Staten Island Landings 
6.12.17768.12.1776Occupation of Rhode Island 
2.17776.9.1777Badger (12), Master's Materef:616
7.9.1777 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/436CSORN
21.12.177814.8.1780Bristol (50), First Lieutenantref:616
20.3.1780 1st Action off Monti Christi 
20.6.1780 Action off Monti Christi 
12.8.178017.3.1783Jamaica (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/388
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1st Baronet of Bassingbourn) (1715-1811), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 19.12.1781
15.8.1780 Commander ADM 6/22/388CSORN
17.5.178623.5.1789Orestes (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/334BWAS-1714
22.11.1790 CaptainCSORN
22.11.1790 Amazon (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/88ADM 6/24
13.6.17938.1795Porcupine (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/245BWAS-1714
6.17951796Espion (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
17961797Espion (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
9.17974.1800Lion (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
15.7.1798 Action of 1798-07-15 
31.3.1800 Capture of the Guillaume Tell 
7.18002.1801Genereux (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.180127.8.1802Alexander (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
5.18041805Queen (90), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
28.4.180811.1808Queen (90), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
18091810Temeraire (98), Rear-Admiral of the Blue and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1810 Ruby (64), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
31.7.1810 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
28.6.18111812Vigo (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
1.8.1811 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
18121813Montagu (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
18131.1815Nereus (32), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
4.12.1813 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.6.1814 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
12.8.1819 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
27.5.1825 Admiralref:616


ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
DAR-1837Dodsley's Anual Register - 1837 Digital Book
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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