Edward Henry Columbine

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth2.7.1763 - Westminster ODNB
First Known Service12.4.1782ODNB
FatherEdward Columbine (d.1788)CCSU
WifeAnna Maria StarrODNB
WifeAnne Curry (d 1810)ODNB
Last Known Service1798ODNB
Date of Death18.6.1811 - On board the CrocodileODNB
Cause of DeathYellow FeverODNB

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
12.4.1782 LieutenantCSORN
1.178710.1790Sybille (38), Lieutenantref:813
5.2.1787 Married Anna.ref:813
2.3.1791 Sentence of Divorce in the Confistory Court of London, against Anna Maria Columbine for Adultery with William Paris Sweeting.ref:813
10.17921796Resolution (14), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
13.7.1795 Battle of Hyeres 
22.12.1796 CommanderCSORN
1798 Appointed to command the Sea FenciblesEWIKI
4.1800 The divorce bill had it's second reading in the House of Lord's.ref:813
7.1801 Married Anne. 1 son Edward, 1 daughter Charlotte; both died young.ODNB
29.4.1802 CaptainCSORN
6.18029.1804Ulysses (20), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
21.6.18031.7.1803Capture of St. Lucia and Tobago 
10.180817.7.1809Solebay (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.7.180913.7.1809Commanded the British Flotilla at the Capture of Senegal 
9.180918.6.1811Crocodile (22), Commodore and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.1810 Arrived at Freetown to begin his Governorship.ODNB
12.2.181018.6.1811Appointed Governor of Sierra LeoneODNB


ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
CCSUThe Captain Cook Society Web Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:813Journals of the House of Lords Digital Book
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by Anthony Sullivan on Friday 3rd of February 2017 13:26

According to the Journals of the House of Lords, Vol.42 (p.416) from January 1787 to October 1790 Edward Henry Columbine served as lieutenant aboard the 32 gun Sybille, (previously the French ship Sibylle, captured by Hussar in 1783)

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