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Gilbert Dutton Kennicott


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1789NBD1849
First Known Service26.7.1803NBD1849
Last Known Service9.11.1846NBD1849
Date of Death29.7.1874 - FolkestoneNBD1849
Burial3.8.1874 - Folkestone, Cheriton Road CemeteryNBD1849

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
26.7.1803 Entered the NavyNBD1849
26.7.180310.8.1803
Venerable (74) 1784-1804
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, 1st Class Volunteer
NBD1849
21.8.180410.10.1805
Dreadnought (98) 1801-1857
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman
NBD1849
11.10.180523.11.1805
Royal Sovereign (100) 1786-1841
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1825 Renamed "Captain"
, Midshipman
NBD1849
21.10.1805 Wounded and lost an eyeNBD1849
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 
10.1807 Taken prisoner by the OttomansNBD1849
1809 Released form captivity late in the yearNBD1849
180928.1.1810
Seahorse (38) 1794-1819
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman
NBD1849
28.1.181022.8.1810
Ville de Paris (110) 1795-1845
British 110 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Acting Lieutenant
NBD1849
22.8.1810 LieutenantCSORN
9.181010.1810
Minorca (16) 1805-1814
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
11.1810 Taken prisoner when the prize he commanded was carried into MarseilleNBD1849
1814 Released from CaptivityNBD1849
9.18153.6.1817
Leveret (10) 1808-1822
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
3.6.1817 InvalidedNBD1849
17.9.1836 Appointed to the coast guardNBD1849
9.11.1846 CommanderNBD1849


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Posted by Richard Cross on Sunday 2nd of April 2017 21:32

came across Capt Kennicott retired, RN pensioner, wounds at Trafalgar, in the 1871 census, living at 3 Shellons Place, Broadmead Road, Folkestone, aged 80; reference is National Archives RG10 piece 1015 folio 79 page 27

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