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William Silvester Addington


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1783CSORN
First Known Service27.1.1799CSORN
Last Known Service8.1830CSORN
Date of Death1863

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
27.1.1799 Entered the navyNBD1849
27.1.1799 
Endymion (44) 1797-1868
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman
NBD1849
27.1.1799 
Hydra (38) 1797-1820
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman
NBD1849
27.1.1799 
Brilliant (28) 1779-1811
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman
NBD1849
27.1.1799 
Penelope (36) 1798-1815
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Able Seaman
NBD1849
1805 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/32/219-221RNLPC
2.1807 
Egyptienne (40) 1801-1817
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman
NBD1849
2.180712.3.1807
Hibernia (110) 1804-1902
British 110 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Master's Mate
NBD1849
12.3.1807 LieutenantCSORN
12.3.18071808
Maida (74) 1806-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
15.8.18077.9.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen 
1808 
Leviathan (74) 1790-1848
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
180810.1810
Revenge (74) 1805-1849
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
10.18104.1811
Orion (74) 1787-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
9.1811 Placed on Half-PayNBD1849
2.8.18278.1830
Prince Regent (120) 1823-1873
British 120 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
22.7.1830 CommanderCSORN
8.1830 Placed on Half-PayNBD1849


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Posted by peter duckers on Saturday 1st of January 2022 10:37

Served on Revenge, 74, in the action in the Basque Roads in 1809. Naval General Service Medal and clasp.

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