Sir Francis Augustus Collier

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth7.8.1785 - Surrey CSORN
First Known Service11.4.1803CSORN
FatherSir George Collier (1738-1795)ref:676
MotherElizabeth FryerEWIKI
WifeCatherine Thistlethwaite - Married 1831EWIKI
DaughterSelina CatherineEWIKI
Last Known Service28.10.1849CSORN
Date of Death28.10.1849 - Hong Kong CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
11.4.1803 LieutenantCSORN
18063.1806Alligator (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
5.180613.12.1808Wolverine (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
13.12.1808 CaptainCSORN
18091811Star (16), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
28.1.180924.2.1809Capture of Martinique 
2.18097.1809Circe (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
9.18105.1812Cyane (22), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
5.181210.1812Dragon (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
10.18127.1815Grampus (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.18181822Liverpool (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.12.18191.1820Commanded the British Flotilla at the Operations at Ras-al-Khaimah 
182210.1822Ganges (84), Captain and Commanding Officer 
12.18261830Sybille (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1833 Appointed Knight Commander of the Royal Guelphic Orderref:1059
4.184828.10.1849Appointed Commander-in-Chief — ChinaEWIKI


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ref:1059Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900 Digital Book

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