Notes regarding the career of William Dawson

Object Title

Notes regarding the career of William Dawson

Notes regarding the career of William Dawson

Date

16 October 1814

Reference

DAW 1/2/3

Level

Sub series

Scope and Content

Includes:

1. List of clothes and bedding taken by William aboard the Malabar at Gravesend on 3 July 1795, together with sundries paid when he went aboard, and a list of sundries paid when he went aboard the Zealand on 2 September 1798

2. An account of some of William's expenses, 1798 to 1808

3. Notes on Williams early career from 1795 to 1801 compiled from various sources

4. References to articles in Schomberg's Naval Chronology, 1796 to 1801

5. Copies of letters published in the London Gazette, 1796 to 1798

6. References to articles the Naval Chronicles, 1799 to 1801, with notes on general naval matters from 1794 to 1806 from the same source

7. List of the officers on board the ships Malabar (50 guns), L'Aimable (32 guns), Le Babet (20 guns), Zealand (64 guns), Fisgard (44 guns), Caroline (36 guns), St Fiorenzo (36 guns), Colombe (16 guns), Wilhelmina (32 guns), La Dedaigneuse (36 guns), Blanche (28 guns), Expedition (44 guns) in which William served

8. Previous list of the officers on board the ships Malabar (50 guns), L'Aimable (32 guns), Le Babet (20 guns), Zealand (64 guns), Fisgard (44 guns), Caroline (36 guns), St Fiorenzo (36 guns), Colombe (16 guns), Wilhelmina (32 guns), La Dedaigneuse (36 guns), Blanche (28 guns), Expedition (44 guns) in which William served

9. A list of actions in which William took part from 1796 to 1801 with the note, 'to enquire respecting'

9. A list of prizes taken by ships in which William served from 1796 to 1805

10. Notes on various aspects of the action between the St Fiorenzo and Piedmontaise

11. Notes of the times of the action between the St. Fiorenzo and Piedmontaise

12. Extracts relating to ships serving in the East Indies Squadron, 1810 to 1811, together with some notes on gentlemen from Liverpool serving in the Navy

13. List of letters to be copied, 1796 to 1811

14. Brief notes relating to the careers of Captains George Dawson and John Dawson

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Open access

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Contents

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