1806 – 1816

The first of the name

 

On a field of blue, riding in water barry wavy. White and Blue, a mounted Cossack proper

The Chronology of HMS COSSACK

1806 – 1816

 The first of the name

[as known at April 2019]

Background

Ex PANDOR (Renamed COSSACK 1806)

Built by Simon Temple, South Shields

6th rate 22 gun Banterer-class post ship of Sir William Rule design which were approved 28 March 1805.

Designed for:

155 crew.

22 x 9- pounders on the upper deck

6 x 24 – pounders on the quarterdeck

2 x 6-pounder (Chase) plus 2 x 24 pounder carronades on the for’castle

HMS COSSACK

30 January 1805 Ordered

July 1805 Keel laid

117 feet 11 ½ inches – length on the Gun deck

98 feet 4 ½ inches length x 32 feet 3 ½ inches breadth x 10 feet 6 inches depth in hold.

Draught 9 feet 1 inch forward 12 feet 11 inches aft at launch

54560/94bm  (Builders measurement) Vessels tonnage – carrying capacity of the hull (k x b x ½ b ÷94) where the keel is k and b the breadth of the ship outside the planking but inside the wales. Fractions of a ton are expressed as ninety –fourths. Wales are the thick strakes of timber running along the outside of the hull for structural strength – usually as unbroken exterior ribs running from end to end on either side.

Armament (Not as design)

2 x 9 pounders with 20 carronades on the upper deck – 

2 x 6 pounders plus 4 x 18 pounder carronades on the quarterdeck

2 x 6-pounder (Chase) plus 2 x 24 pounder carronades on the for’castle

24 December 1806 Launched

16 January to 2 July 1807  Completed at Chatham

22 June 1808. Under Captain George Digby boats (with those of COMET) destroyed forts at Santander.

August / September 1808.       Captured the French ship Pierre Caesar (with HMS Seine and HMS Unicorn) and took the schooner LA MOUCHE in the Channel. (With HMS Unicorn). The Pierre Caesar was taken into service as HMS Tigress.

18 August1809                        Plymouth

13 September 1810                 In Plymouth.

November 1810                       Under Captain Thomas Garth in the Mediterranean

April 1811                                  Under Captain Thomas Searle

28 December 1811                  Torbay. Arrived from Cadiz.

30 December 1811                  Plymouth Arrived and put in quarantine.

2 January 1812                       Plymouth Released from quarantine.

3 January 1812                       Plymouth

4 January 1812                       Plymouth

12 January 1812                     Deal Sailed for the Nore.

February 1812                        Under Captain William King

19 May 1812                           Deal. Sailed for Portsmouth.

7 June 1812                             Sailed for Portugal

10 June 1812                          The COSSACK, PREVOYANTE, PIQUE and JASPER, departed Portsmouth, with the Lisbon and Mediterranean convoys, the last two vessels only going as far as Cape Finisterre before returning to England.

February 1813                        Under Captain Francis Stanfell in the Mediterranean

31 July 1813                             Plymouth. Arrived from Bermuda.

Second source                         Arrived from Jamaica with dispatches and some of the crew of HM late brig PEACOCK, wounded in the action with the HORNET

1 September 1813                   Plymouth. Sailed to the westward.

March 1814                             Under Captain Edward Sibly

July 1814                                 Under Captain James Wemyss

August 1814                            Under Captain Robert Rodney

15 December 1814,                 Arrived Bermuda

20 December 1814                  Departed Bermuda, for Castine, with 2 or 3 transports in convoy with detachments of the 62nd and 29th regiments on board, but parted with them in a gale off Jeffery’s Bank.

11 January 1815,                    Arrived Halifax, from Bermuda.

21 March 1815                        Arrived Halifax, from a cruise and with the schooner THISTLE, Capt. Clark, from Malaga to Halifax, with wine and fruit, but which was captured on 25 Dec 1814, by the US privateer America, and re-captured later by the COSSACK. THISTLE had lost her foremast and bowsprit in a gale and being out of provisions for 30 days, the crew had subsisted on the wine and fruit in the hold.

21 May 1815                            Portsmouth, came into harbour.

7 July 1815                              Portsmouth

 August 1815                           Under Captain Lord Algeron Percy

June 1816                                Broken up at Portsmouth

 

List of Ship’s company

Captain George Digby            January 1807 to 1810

The son of the very Revd William Digby Dean of Durham. He was brother of Henry Digby who captained HMS Africa at the battle of Trafalgar in 1805 and went on to become an Admiral. There is a family connection between Admiral Digby and Admiral Sherbrook VC who captained the fifth COSSACK

 

GEORGE DIGBY, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1806.]

This officer was made a Commander in 1802, and obtained post rank Jan. 2, 1806. He appears to have been almost constantly employed during the whole of the late war, commanding in succession the Fleche of 16 guns, Beagle 18, Cossack 24, and Lavinia frigate. He married, Sept. 13, 1821, Elizabeth, only daughter of Sir John Walsh, Bart.

Agents. – Messrs. Brine and Chards.

Captain Thomas Garth            November 1810 to April 1811

Captain William King             February 1812 to February 1813

Captain Lord Algeron Percy   August 1815 to 1816

Captain Robert Rodney          August 1814 to August 1815

Captain Thomas Searle           April 1811 to February 1812

Captain Edward Sibly             March 1814 to July 1814

Captain Francis Stanfell         February 1813 to March 1814

Captain James Wemyss          July 1814 to August 1814

Adamson. Christopher            Pay book number: SB 94; Rank: Landsman; Relation: Mother Elizabeth; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged 10 July 1815 to HMS Wye.

Arcus. George                         Ship’s name: HMS Aimable; Pay book number: SB 284; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Mother (no name given); When Alloted: 1805; Remarks: discharged 15 July 1807 to HMS Cossack. Pay book number: SB 86; Rank: Quarter Gunner Relation: blank; When Allotted: 1807. Relation: Mother Margery; When Allotted: 1810; Remarks: discharged to HMS Indus (date not given)

Allen. James                           Ship’s name: HMS Cossack; Pay book number: SB 123; Rank: Sailmaker’s Mate; Relation: Wife Frances; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged unserviceable (date not given).

Anderson Thomas                   Pay book number: SB 89; Rank: Sailmaker’s Mate; Relation: Mother Barbara; When Allotted: 1808; Remarks: discharged 23 December 1812 to HMS Druid.

Atkinson William                   Ship’s name: HMS Indus; Pay book number: SB 44; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Mother Jane; When Allotted: 1813; Remarks: discharged 18 September 1814 to HMS Cossack. ; Pay book number: (no number given); Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Mother Jane; When Allotted: 1813; Remarks: discharged 10 July 1815 to HMS Prince.

Barnet George                         Ship’s name: HMS Brave; Pay book number: ML 5; Rank: Private Royal Marine; Relation: Mother Elizabeth; When Allotted: 1808; Remarks: discharged 23 August 1813 to HMS Cossack.  Pay book number: ML 32; Rank: Private Royal Marine; Relation: Mother Elizabeth; When Allotted: 1813

Best. James                             Pay book number: SB 344; Rank: Trumpeter; Relation: Wife Sarah; When Allotted: 1813; Remarks: discharged (no date given) to HMS Bacchante, then from service.

Bonnell. Thomas                     Pay book number: ML 30; Rank: Private Royal Marine 3rd class; Relation: Wife Sarah; When Allotted: 1808; Remarks: deserted 3 September 1810 in Plymouth.

Brimacon. John                       Ship’s name: HMS Caledonia; Pay book number: SB 427; Rank: Carpenter’s Crew; Relation: Mother Elizabeth; When Allotted: 1809; Remarks: discharged 1 June 1814 to HMS Cossack. Pay book number: (no number given); Rank: Carpenter’s Crew; Relation: Mother Elizabeth Collins; When Allotted: 1813; Remarks: discharged 10 July 1815 to HMS Wye

Brooks. Richard                      Pay book number: ML 33; Rank: Private Royal Marine; Relation: Mother Ann; When Allotted: 1811; Remarks: discharged 14 August 1813 to Plymouth headquarters.

Brown. Christopher                Pay book number: SB 191; Rank: Boatswain; Relation: Wife Harriet; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: 12 November 1811 to HMS Invincible.

Brown .George                       Pay book number: SL 183; Rank: Quartermaster; Relation: Wife Rebecca; When Allotted: 1808; Remarks: discharged 30 January 1810 to Plymouth sick quarters.

Brown. Thomas                      Pay book number: ML 14; Rank: Private Royal Marine; Relation: Mother Sarah; When Allotted: 1808; Remarks: discharged 18 August 1809 to Plymouth Headquarters

Brown. William                      Pay book number: SB 329; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Mother (no name given); When Allotted: 1813; Remarks: discharged 1 September 1813 superseded.

Browne. George                      Ship’s name: HMS Aimable; Pay book number: SB 209; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Wife (name not stated); When Alloted: 1804; Remarks: Discharged 15 July 1807 to HMS Cossack.

Pay book number: SB 69; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Wife (name not given); When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged to sick quarters in Plymouth (date not given).

Browne William                     Ship’s name: HMS Onyx; Pay book number: SB 154; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Mother (name not stated); When Allotted: 1810; Remarks: discharged 11 January 1813 to HMS Cossack

Bryant. James                         Pay book number: ML 18; Rank: Private Royal Marine; Relation: Mother Elizabeth; When Allotted: 1807;

Bucklan. Allen                        Pay book number: ML 3; Rank: Private Royal Marine; Relation: Mother Mary; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged 14 August 1813 to Headquarters

Burgess John                           Ship’s name: HMS Aimable; Pay book number: SB 275; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Mother (no name given); When Alloted: 1805; Remarks: discharged 15 July 1807 to HMS Cossack. Pay book number: SB 82; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Mother (name not given); When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged 10 July1815 to HMS Wye.

Burne. John                             Pay book number: SB 4; Rank: Cook; Relation: Wife Mary; When Allotted: 1809;

Burton. John                           Pay book number: SB 163; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Mother Jane; When Allotted: 1808..

Butts. William                         Pay book number: SB 62; Rank: Captain of the Afterguard; Relation: Wife Jane; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged 7 September 1812 to a merchant ship in lieu.

Carpenter. Richard                  Pay book number: SB 127; Rank: Carpenter; Relation: Wife Christiana; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: died 11 January 1809.

Collins. George                       Pay book number: ML 6; Rank: Sergeant Royal Marine; Relation: Wife Elizabeth; When Allotted: 1813; Remarks: discharged sick (no date given) at Plymouth.

Cotterell. John                         Pay book number: ML 23; Rank: Private Royal Marine; Relation: Wife Anna; When Allotted: 1813;

Cox.  Joseph;                          Ship’s name: HMS Hawke; Pay book number: SB 198; Rank: Boatswain; Relation: Wife Mary; When Alloted: 1812; Remarks: discharged 3 June 1812 to HMS Cossack. Pay book number: SB 270; Rank: Boatswain; Relation: Wife Mary; When Allotted: 1812; Remarks: discharged to HMS Spartan (date not given).

Crabb Charles                         Ship’s name: HMS Cephalus; Pay book number: SB 209; Rank: Boatswain; Relation: Wife Ann; When Alloted: 1811; Remarks: discharged 1 June 1814 to HMS Cossack; Pay book number: (no number given); Rank: Boatswain; Relation: Wife Ann; When Allotted: 1814;

Danford. William;                   Proper name Henry Hudson – See Hudson. Henery

Davey James                           Pay book number: ML 19; Rank: Drummer Royal Marine; Relation: Mother Margaret; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged 22 February 1812 to HMS Woolwich.

Dennison. John                       Ship’s name: HMS Caledonia; Pay book number: ML 177; Rank: Private Royal Marine; Relation: Mother Margaret; When Allotted: 1812; Remarks: Discharged to HMS Cossack (date not given). Pay book number: (no number given); Rank: Private Royal Marine; Relation: Mother Margaret; When Allotted: 1814

Dodge. George                        Late Asst. Boatswain of H.M.S. Cossack then Boatswain of H.M.S. Tweed. Will held at TNA as PROB 11/1664/315- 07 December 1822

Dogharty Edward                   Ship’s name: HMS Cleopatra; Pay book number: SB 470; Rank: Armourer; Relation: Wife Jane; When Alloted: 1811; Remarks: discharged 6 July 1812 to HMS Cossack HMS Cossack; Pay book number: SB 277; Rank: Armourer; Relation: Wife Jane; When Allotted: 1812; Remarks: discharged to Portsmouth sick quarters (date not given).

Donovan. Jeremiah                 Pay book number: SB 30; Rank: Landsman Relation: Wife Johanna; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged 5 March 1809 to harbour duty.

Donovan. Thomas                   Pay book number: SB 189; Rank: Carpenter; Relation: Wife Ann; When Allotted: 1810 ; Remarks: discharged to HMS Dasher (date not given).

Duncan. John                          Ship’s name: HMS Inflexible; Pay book number: SB 41; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Mother (no name given); When Alloted: 1807; Remarks: discharged 17 January 1808 to HMS Cossack.

Duncan. John                          Ship’s name: HMS Cossack; Pay book number: SB 164; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Mother (name not given); When Allotted: 1808; Remarks: discharged from service (date not given).

Dunford. William                    See Hudson. Henry

Duran. Manuel                        Pay book number: ML 23; Rank: Private Royal Marine; Relation: Wife Bridget; When Allotted: 1808; Remarks: deserted 16 December 1808.

Eaden. William                       Pay book number: SB 184; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Mother Joan; When Allotted: 1809; Remarks: discharged 10 July 1815 to HMS Bucephalus.

Evans .John                             Pay book number: ML 7; Rank: Sergeant Royal Marine; Relation: Wife Sarah; When Allotted: 1809; Remarks: discharged 14 August 1809 to Plymouth headquarters.

Ewell .Andrew                        Pay book number: SB 73; Rank: Yeoman of the Sheets; Relation: Wife Elizabeth; When Allotted: 1809; Remarks: discharged 17 January 1814 to HMS Iphigenia.

Faulkner. Thomas                   Pay book number: ML 1; Rank: Sergeant Royal Marine; Relation: Wife Phoebe; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged to Plymouth Headquarters (date not given).

Farrell. Thomas                       Ship’s name: HMS Revenge; Pay book number: SB 135; Rank: Landsman; Relation: Wife (name not given); When Allotted: 1811; Remarks: discharged 11 December 1811 to HMS Cossack for a passage to England.

Feltham .Jeremiah                   Pay book number: SB 10; Rank: Ship’s Corporal; Relation: Mother Mary; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged to sick quarters (date not given).

 

Friend.  S                                Pay book number: SB 92; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Mother Nancy; When Allotted: 1808; Remarks: discharged 23 December 1812 to HMS Druid.

 

Gile. John                                Pay book number: SB 332; Rank: Sailmaker’s Crew; Relation: Wife Mary; When Allotted: 1813; Remarks: discharged 7 July 1815 to sick quarters at Portsmouth.

 

Goda. Samuel                         Pay book number: SB 106; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Wife Mary; When Allotted: 1810; Remarks: deserted (date not given).

 

Gree. John                               Pay book number: SB 56; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Wife Jane; When Allotted: 1810; Remarks: discharged 10 July 1815 to HMS Prince.

 

 

Graham. Thomas                    Pay book number: SB 45; Rank: Drummer; Relation: Mother Mary; When Allotted: 1812; Remarks: discharged to HMS Caledonia (date not given).

 

Green James                            Ship’s name: HMS Revenge; Pay book number: SB 186; Rank: Landsman; Relation: Wife (name not given); When Allotted: 1811; Remarks: discharged 11 December 1811 to HMS Cossack.

 

Griffin. James                          Ship’s name: HMS Indus; Pay book number: SB 120; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Mother Mary; When Allotted: 1813; Remarks: discharged 18 September 1814 to HMS Cossack. Pay book number: (no number given); Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Mother Mary; When Allotted: 1813; Remarks: discharged 10 July 1815 to HMS Prince.

 

Hankins. John                         Pay book number: SB 206; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Wife Jane; When Allotted: 1811; Remarks: discharged 8 November 1811 to HMS Cereberus.

 

Harding. Peter                         Ship’s name: HMS Aimable; Pay book number: SB 181; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Wife (name not stated); When Alloted: 1804; Remarks: Discharged 15 July 1807 to HMS Cossack.

                                                Pay book number: SB 66; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Wife (name not given); When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: deserted (date not given).

 

Hart .Vincent                          Ship’s name: HMS Christian VII; Pay book number: SB 916; Rank: Clerk; Relation: Mother Mary; When Allotted: 1812; Remarks: discharged 22 February 1812 to HMS Cossack. Pay book number: SB 244; Rank: Clerk; Relation: Mother Mary; When Allotted: 1812; Remarks: discharged 23 January 1812 to HMS Druid.

 

Hasten. John                            Ship’s name: HMS Pompee; Pay book number: SB 1212; Rank: Landsman; Relation: Wife Charlotte; When Allotted: 1812; Remarks: Discharged 20 June 1814 to HMS Cossack. Pay book number: (no number given); Rank: Landsman; Relation: Wife Charlotte; When Allotted: 1813; Remarks: discharged 10 July 1815 to HMS Wye.

 

Hassleup. George                    Pay book number: SB 44; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Mother Ann. When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: deserted 4 January 1812 in Plymouth.

 

 

Hawkins. James;                     Ship’s name: HMS Lavinia; Pay book number: SB 502; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Wife Jane; When Allotted: 1810; Remarks: discharged 7 January 1811 to HMS Cossack.

 

Henderson. Charles                 Ship’s name: HMS Aimable; Pay book number: SB 280; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Mother (no name given); When Alloted: 1805; Remarks: discharged 15 July 1807 to HMS Cossack. Pay book number: SB 84; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Mother (name not given); When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged 20 July 1807 to HMS Sussex sick quarters and died (date not given).

 

Henderson. George                 Pay book number: SB 300; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Mother Mary; When Allotted: 1813; Remarks: discharged 10 July 1815 to HMS Prince.

 

Hockley. Richard                    Pay book number: SB 18; Rank: Coxswain; Relation: Wife Charlotte; When Allotted: 1809; Remarks: discharged

 

Holbrook. Thomas                  Pay book number: SB 6; Rank: Carpenter; Relation: Wife Elizabeth; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged sick 21 July 1807

(John Holbrook. When admitted to Greenwich Hospital School: Not Stated. Parents’ names: Thomas and Elizabeth Holbrook.

Applicant born 5 May 1817. Father died March 1823 and previously served on board HMS Cossack until 1807).

 

Holland. Thomas                     Pay book number: ML 10; Rank: Private Royal Marine; Relation: Mother Mary; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged 17 August 1809 to Plymouth Headquarters.

Holmes. James                        Pay book number: SB 64; Rank: Gunner’s Mate; Relation: Wife Sarah; When Allotted: 1812; Remarks: discharged 16 August 1814 to HMS Vengeur.

Holmes. Richard                     Pay book number: SB 9; Rank: Master’s Mate; Relation: Wife Pleasance; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged 7 January 1811 to HMS Lavinia.

Hudson. Henry                        alias William Danford / Dunford; Ship’s name: HMS Druid; Pay book number: SB 445; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Wife Sarah; When Allotted: 1811; Remarks: discharged 23 December 1812 to HMS Cossack.  Pay book number: SB 312; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Wife Sarah; When Allotted: 1812; Remarks: discharged 10 July 1815 to HMS Prince.

Hutchins. William                   Pay book number: SB 97; Rank: Landsman; Relation: Mother Dorcas; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged 10 July 1815 to HMS Wye.

 

Inch. John                               Pay book number: ML 6; Rank: Sergeant Royal Marine; Relation: Wife Mary; When Allotted: 1809; Remarks: discharged 2 August 1809 to Plymouth headquarters.

 

Jameson. Thomas                   Pay book number: SB 165; Rank: Carpenter’s Crew; Relation: Wife Ann; When Allotted: 1808; Remarks: deserted (date not given).

 

Jenkins. Richard                     Pay book number: ML 5; Rank: Private Royal Marine; Relation: Wife Jane; When Allotted: 1813; Remarks: discharged (no date given) to HMS Aboukir

 

Lacilly (Lacy) John                 Ship’s name: HMS Aimable; Pay book number: SB 279; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Mother (no name given); When Alloted: 1805; Remarks: discharged 15 July 1807 to HMS Cossack. Pay book number: SB 83; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Mother (name not given); When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged 28 January 1808 to sick quarters.

Laish. Robert                          Pay book number: SB 90; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Captain of the After Guard. Relation: Mother Sarah; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged 22 March 1813 to sick quarters in Barbados.

 

Liddle John                             Ship’s name: HMS Druid; Pay book number: SB 494; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Wife Elizabeth; When Allotted: 1811; Remarks: discharged 23 December 1812 to HMS Cossack. Pay book number: SB 313; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Wife Elizabeth; When Allotted: 1812; Remarks: deserted 23 March 1814.

 

Loden R                                  Pay book number: SB (number not given); Rank: Assistant Surgeon; Relation: blank; When Allotted: blank; Remarks: blank.

 

Lynch Patrick                          Ship’s name: HMS Revenge; Pay book number: SB 185; Rank: Landsman; Relation: Mother (name not given); When Allotted: 1811; Remarks: discharged 11 December 1811 to HMS Cossack for a passage to England.

 

Lyons. Thomas                       Pay book number: SB 49; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Wife Jane; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged invalided (date not given).

 

Mae. John                               Pay book number: SB 170; Rank: Landsman; Relation: Mother Elizabeth; When Allotted: 1809; Remarks: discharged 6 September 1812 to Merchant in lieu.

 

Matthews.William                  Ship’s name: HMS Indus; Pay book number: SB 61; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Wife Sarah; When Allotted: 1813; Remarks: discharged 18 September 1814 to HMS Cossack.

Pay book number: (no number given); Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Wife Sarah; When Allotted: 1813; Remarks: discharged 10 July 1815 to HMS Wye.

 

Miller.  David                         Pay book number: SB 114; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Wife Ann; When Allotted: 1807.

 

Mowatt. Magnus                     Ship’s name: HMS Aimable; Pay book number: SB 272 and 324; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Mother (no name given); When Alloted: 1805; Remarks: discharged 15 July 1807 to HMS Cossack.

 

Mowatt. M                              Pay book number: SB 88; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Mother (name not given); When Allotted: 1807

 

Mynneer. Richard                   Pay book number: ML 32; Rank: Private Royal Marine; Relation: Wife Thomasin; When Allotted: 1809; Remarks: discharged 14 August 1813 to Plymouth headquarters.

 

O’Neal. (O’Neil) Martin;         Ship’s name: HMS Druid; Pay book number: SB 125; Rank: Landsman; Relation: Mother Norah; When Alloted: 1806; Remarks: discharged 23 December 1812 to HMS Cossack. Pay book number: SB 319; Rank: Landsman; Relation: Mother Nora; When Allotted: 1812; Remarks: discharged 10 July 1815 to HMS Pandora

 

Osborne. Richard                    Ship’s name: HMS Union; Pay book number: SB 413; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Mother Ann; When Allotted: 1812; Remarks: discharged 12 June 18112 to HMS Cossack.

Pay book number: (no number given); Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Mother Ann; When Allotted: 1812.

 

 

Robins. Charles                       Pay book number: SB 288; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Wife Isabella; When Allotted: 1813; Remarks: discharged 10 July 1815 to HMS Wye.

 

Robinson. Daniel                    Pay book number: ML 6; Rank: Private Royal Marine; Relation: Mother Elizabeth; When Allotted: 1812; Remarks: discharged 14 August 1812 to headquarters.

 

Robinson. James                     Pay book number: SB 167; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Mother Mary; When Allotted: 1808; Remarks: discharged 10 July 1815 to HMS Prince.

 

Sangster. John                         Pay book number: SB 250; Rank: Gunner; Relation: Wife Flora; When Allotted: 1812; Remarks: discharged 21 October 1812 invalided.

 

Selway. Joseph                       Pay book number: ML 17; Rank: Private Royal Marine; Relation: Mother Helen; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged 14 August 1813 to Headquarters.

Seymore. Jeremiah                 Pay book number: SB 260; Rank: Armourer; Relation: Mother Sarah; When Allotted: 1812; Remarks: discharged 10 July 1815 to HMS Wye.

Shaw. John.                             HMS Revenge Pay book number SL209. Rank Able Seaman. Relation mother Jane. When allotted 1811. Discharged to HMS Cossack December 1811.

Shipley Thomas                      Ship’s name: HMS Sophie; Pay book number: (not given); Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Wife Sarah; When Allotted: (not given); Remarks: discharged (dates not given) to HMS Ruby, then HMS Cossack, then invalided?

Smith. James                           Pay book number: SB 152; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Wife Mary; When Allotted: 1812; Remarks: blank.

Smith. Joseph                          Pay book number: SB 152; Rank: Landsman/ Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Mother Mary; When Allotted: 1808; Relation: Wife Mary; When Allotted: 1813; Remarks: discharged 10 July 1815 to HMS Prince.

Smith. William;                      Pay book number: SB 113; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Mother Margaret; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged to sick quarters in Plymouth (date not given).

Sullivan. Jeremiah                   Ship’s name HMS Inflexible; Pay book number: SB 20; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Wife Judah; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged 17 January 1808 to HMS Cossack.

Sullivan. Jeremiah                   Pay book number: SB 155; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Wife Sarah; When Allotted: 1808; Remarks: died 10 February 1812 drowned.

Teague William                      Ship’s name: HMS Aimable; Pay book number: SB 75; Rank: Boatswain’s Mate; Relation: Wife (name not stated); When Alloted: 1805; Remarks: Discharged 15 July 1807 to HMS Cossack. ; Pay book number: SB 61; Rank: Boatswain’s Mate; Relation: Wife Mary; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged 23 December 1812 to HMS Druid.

 

Towers. Nathanial                   Pay book number: SB 174; Rank: Ordinary Seaman; Relation: Mother Mary; When Allotted: 1809; Remarks: blank.

 

Trenholm Thomas                  Ship’s name: HMS Princess Royal; Pay book number: SB 19; Rank: Master’s Mate; Relation: Wife (name not stated); When Alloted: 1803; Remarks: Discharged 23 March 1807 to HMS Cossack.

 

Unger; John A                         Pay book number: SB 11; Rank: Purser’s Steward; Relation: Mother Eleanor; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: discharged 2 June 1814 to HMS Caledonia.

 

 

Wilder. Thomas                      Ship’s name: HMS Aimable; Pay book number: SB 182; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Mother (name not stated); When Alloted: 1804; Remarks: Discharged 15 July 1807 to HMS Cossack. Pay book number: SB 67; Rank: Quartermasters’s Mate; Relation: Mother Phoebe; When Allotted: 1812; Remarks: discharged 23 December 1812 to HMS Druid.

 

Winter. George                       Pay book number: SB 258; Rank: Landsman; Relation: Mother Phoebe; When Allotted: 1812; Remarks: discharged 27 January 1813 to HMS San Juan.

 

Winterflood. Thomas              Pay book number: ML 11; Rank: Private Royal Marine; Relation: Wife Mary; When Allotted: 1807; Remarks: blank.

 

Wood. Thomas                       Ship’s name: HMS Aimable; Pay book number: SB 180; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Wife (name not stated); When Alloted: 1804; Remarks: Discharged 15 July 1807 to HMS Cossack. Pay book number: SB 65; Rank: Able Seaman/ Quartermaster; Relation: Wife (name not given); When Allotted: 1807; Relation: Wife Mary; When Allotted: 1813; Remarks: died 3 February 1814 at Gibraltar. See also ADM 105/40/6 – 27 June 1812 – 2 November 1815

Young. Thomas                      Pay book number: SLV 837; Rank: Able Seaman; Relation: Mother Jane; When Allotted: 1811; Remarks: discharged 3 January 1812 invalided Plymouth.

 

Reference: ADM 45/38/382
Description:
  Number: 382 Charles Sullivan, Second Master, HMS Cossack, who died:

Before 23 October 1857. Notes on executor’s application for money owed by the Royal Navy.

Date: 1857

John Holbrook. When admitted to Greenwich Hospital School: Not Stated.

Parents’ names: Thomas and Elizabeth Holbrook.

Applicant born 5 May 1817. Father died March 1823 and previously served on board HMS Cossack until 1807.

 

Allotment registers recording the sending of wages to next of kin, from 1808 to 1814

Reference: ADM 27/13 ADM 27/13
Description:

 

Allotment registers recording the sending of wages to next of kin, from 1808 to 1814, by warrant officers,

 ratings and Royal Marines from ships named A-S, as listed below (described at item level):

 

HMS Cossack: folio 81

 

Allotment registers recording the sending of wages to next of kin, from 1803 to 1815,

Reference ADM 27/11

Allotment registers recording the sending of wages to next of kin, from 1808 to 1814, by warrant officers, ratings and Royal Marines from ships named A-S, as listed below (described at item level):

 

HMS Cossack: folios 319-320, 334

 

Research sources:

 

 

British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 – 1817 Design, Construction, Careers and Fates.by Rif Winfield. Sea Forth Publishing ISBN 978-1-84415-717-4

 

The National Archives

 

The internet (sources not guaranteed)

 

 

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