Arthur Farquhar

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service26.4.1798CSORN
Last Known Service1818CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
26.4.1798 LieutenantCSORN
29.4.1802 CommanderCSORN
12.18034.2.1805Acheron (8), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
4.2.1805 Action of 1805-02-04 
8.4.1805 CaptainCSORN
5.180623.2.1809Ariadne (24), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.18093.1814Desiree (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
5.18141818Liverpool (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1833 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB


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
HJ-DBHistoric JamaicaFrank CundallBook

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Posted by Robert Boon on Friday 2nd of September 2016 22:14

Capture of Cuxhaven

Commencing 28 November 1813, a British squadron, consisting of Desiree, Shamrock, Blazer, Piercer, Redbreast, gunboats No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, under the command of Captain Farquhar, began the bombardment of two French batteries at Cuxhaven. They surrendered on 30 November 1830 to Russian troops, with the capture of 26 heavy guns, 2 13in mortars, and a blockhouse with 300 officers and men

London Gazette 7 December 1813 Page 2456

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