Sir George Ralph Collier

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1774 - London ref:616
First Known Service1.1787CSORN
FatherRalph Collier (Chief clark of the victualling board)ref:616
MotherHenrietta Maria Collierref:616
WifeMaria Lyonref:616
Last Known Service1820CSORN
Date of Death24.3.1824ref:616
Cause of DeathSuicideref:616

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1.1784 Name entered on the books of the Triumph as a captain's servant.ref:616
1.17876.1790Carysfort (28), Midshipmanref:616
6.179012.1790Salisbury (50), Midshipmanref:616
12.17903.1791Victory (100), Midshipmanref:616
3.17911792Juno (32), Midshipmanref:616
6.179530.7.1795Suffolk (74), Midshipmanref:616
31.7.17951797Suffolk Tender, Lieutenant and Commanding Officerref:616
22.1.1796 LieutenantCSORN
2.6.179928.7.1799Zealand (64), Lieutenantref:616
29.7.17992.9.1799Isis (50), First Lieutenantref:616
28.8.1799 Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Nieuwe Diep 
30.8.1799 Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter 
3.9.1799 CommanderCSORN
18.10.17991802Victor (18), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.9.18015.9.1801Victor vs Fleche 
20.4.1802 CaptainCSORN
20.4.18021803Leopard (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
180320.1.1806Appointed to command the Sea Fencibles at Liverpoolref:616
18.5.1805 Married Mariaref:616
2.18063.1807Minerva (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
3.18071812Surveillante (36), CaptainBWAS-1793
16.9.1807 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE2
181212.1813Surveillante (36), CaptainBWAS-1793
1813 Porcupine (22), as Flag Officer, Commodoreref:616
10.7.18138.9.1813Commanded the British Squadron at the Reduction of San Sebastien 
11.181312.1813Newcastle (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
12.18138.1815Leander (58), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.1.1815 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
18187.1818Creole (36), Commodore and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
5.18181820Tartar (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793


ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
TKE2The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IIWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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