William Hill

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1779 - Devon NA-ROA
First Known Service1.1793NA-ROA
Last Known Service17.4.1819NA-ROA

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1.1793 Entered the NavyNAO
1.17931795Colossus (74), 1st Class VolunteerNAO
15.1.179522.1.1795Minotaur (74), 1st Class VolunteerNAO
23.1.179522.8.1795Colossus (74), VolunteerNAO
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 
13.1.179612.2.1796Colossus (74), MidshipmanNAO
13.2.179618.11.1796Carnatic (74), 1st Class VolunteerNAO
19.11.179612.12.1796Severn (44), MidshipmanNAO
13.12.179617.12.1800Diligence (16), Master's MateNAO
18.12.180021.12.1800Sans Pareil (80), Able SeamanNAO
22.12.180019.1.1801Sans Pareil (80), MidshipmanNAO
20.1.180119.4.1802Rattler (16), Acting LieutenantNAO
22.4.1802 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationNAO
2.5.180215.5.1802Quebec (32), Acting LieutenantNAO
15.5.180227.5.1802Topaze (32), Acting LieutenantNAO
27.5.180212.10.1803Calypso (16), Acting LieutenantNAO
18034.1803Leviathan (74), MidshipmanNAO
11.4.1803 LieutenantCSORN
12.10.180328.11.1804Vanguard (74), LieutenantNAO
28.11.180418.4.1805Inspector (16), LieutenantNAO
18.4.180527.7.1807Achille (74), LieutenantNAO
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 
25.9.1806 Action off Rochefort 
5.1808 Leveret (10), LieutenantNAO
5.8.18081809Amethyst (36), LieutenantNAO
10.11.1808 Capture of the Thetis 
5.4.1809 Capture of the Niémen 
6.4.1809 CommanderCSORN
6.4.1809 Colombe (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerNAO
28.7.18094.9.1809Expedition to the Scheldt 
28.7.180912.1809Walcheren Expedition 
9.18127.6.1814Rolla (10), Commander and Commanding OfficerNAO
8.181412.1816Bacchus (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerNAO
12.12.1816 CaptainNL1835-3
12.12.18164.7.1817Conway (20), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
12.12.181617.4.1819Towey (20), Captain and Commanding OfficerNAO


NA-ROAThe National Archive - Records of the Admiralty etc. Book
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
NL1835-3The Navy List 1835 - MarchThe AdmiraltyDigital Book
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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