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William Pryce Cumby


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth20.3.1771 - Dover CSORN
First Known Service20.5.1784CSORN
Father
David Pryce CumbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1805
ref:616
MotherEleanor Jepsonref:616
WifeAnn Metcalfref:616
Son
David Charles CumbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1827-1838
NBD1849
Brother
Charles CumbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1813
NBD1849
Last Known Service27.9.1837CSORN
Date of Death22.10.1837 - Pembroke DockyardDAR-1837

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
20.5.178414.2.1785
Kite (10) 1778-1793
British 10 Gun
Unrated Cutter
, Lieutenant's Servant
ref:616
15.2.17854.7.1786
Kite (10) 1778-1793
British 10 Gun
Unrated Cutter
, Able Seaman
ref:616
5.7.17861787
Kite (10) 1778-1793
British 10 Gun
Unrated Cutter
, Midshipman
ref:616
12.10.17891790
Brazen (12) 1781-1799
British 12 Gun
Unrated Cutter
, Midshipman
ref:616
17901792
Leviathan (74) 1790-1848
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Master's Mate
ref:616
1792 
Hebe (38) 1782-1811
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1805 Renamed "Blonde"
, Master's Mate
ref:616
27.4.179220.6.1793
Assistance (50) 1781-1802
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Master's Mate
ref:616
20.6.179325.10.1793
Stately (64) 1784-1814
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Master's Mate
ref:616
26.10.1793 LieutenantCSORN
26.10.17935.1795
Assistance (50) 1781-1802
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant
ref:616
5.17956.1795
Astraea (32) 1781-1808
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, First Lieutenant
ref:616
6.17956.1798
Thalia (36) 1782-1814
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, First Lieutenant
ref:616
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 
6.17986.1799
Excellent (74) 1787-1835
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
ref:616
6.17994.1802
Zealand (64) 1796-1830
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1812 Renamed "Justitia"
, First Lieutenant
ref:616
7.7.1801 Married Ann in Richmond, Yorkshireref:616
4.18021.1803
Clyde (38) 1796-1805
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, First Lieutenant
ref:616
30.5.18033.1804
Swift (8) 1803-1804
British 8 Gun
Hired Cutter
, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer ADM 6/55/1
ref:616
3.18042.11.1804Appointed to command the Sea Fenciblesref:616
3.11.180421.10.1805
Bellerophon (74) 1786-1836
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1824 Renamed "Captivity"
, First Lieutenant
NAO
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 
22.10.18053.11.1805
Bellerophon (74) 1786-1836
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1824 Renamed "Captivity"
, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer
E-WIKI
24.12.1805 Commanderref:616
1.1.1806 CaptainCSORN
1808 
Dryad (36) 1795-1860
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
5.18083.1811
Polyphemus (64) 1782-1827
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
14.4.180917.4.1809Capture of the d'Hautpoult 
5.18111.1815
Hyperion (32) 1807-1833
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
8.4.18158.1815
Hyperion (32) 1807-1833
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
26.9.1831 Appointed Companion of the Order of the Bathref:616
1837 Was superintendant at Pembroke Dockyard at his deathDAR-1837
183727.9.1837
Royal Sovereign 1804-1849
British Unrated Yacht
, Captain and Commanding Officer
ref:616


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