Colin MacDonald


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service2.4.1793CSORN
A.K.A.McDonaldADM 171/8
A.K.A.M'DonaldCSORN
FatherColin Macdonald, second Laird of BoisdaleNBD1849
MotherIsabella CampbellNBD1849
Last Known Service1.10.1846CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
2.4.17931.1794Southampton (32), Ordinary SeamanNBD1849
1.17944.1795Southampton (32), MidshipmanNBD1849
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
4.17951797Dryad (36), MidshipmanNBD1849
17972.6.1799Andromache (32), MidshipmanNBD1849
3.6.1799 LieutenantCSORN
3.6.17993.1.1800Beaver (14), LieutenantNBD1849
4.1.180017.11.1800Neptune (98), LieutenantNBD1849
17.11.18007.1802Resolution (74), LieutenantNBD1849
15.1.180319.10.1803Constance (22), LieutenantNBD1849
19.10.18038.6.1804Hero (74), LieutenantNBD1849
8.6.18043.8.1805Monarch (74), LieutenantNBD1849
3.8.18053.6.1807Edgar (74), LieutenantNBD1849
4.6.1807 CommanderCSORN
8.8.180912.8.1812Redpole (10), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
3.9.1811 Action off Bolougne 
20.9.1811 Action off Bolougne 
12.8.18127.6.1814Scylla (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
21.10.1813 Capture of the Weser 
7.6.1814 CaptainCSORN
4.6.1815 Appointed Companion of the Order of the BathNBD1849
1.10.1846 Superannuated CaptainNBD1849
1847 Received the Naval General Service Medal with a clasp for the Defeat of the French Fleet, capture of six sail of the line and one sunk whilst serving on Southampton on 1794/06/01ADM 171/8

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 171/8ADM 171/8 Surviving officers and men entitled to clasps of the Naval GSM for actions from 1793 -1827British AdmiraltyDocument
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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