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Lieut Hamilton Douglas Halyburton

  • Birth 10 Oct 1763 England
  • Death 31 Dec 1783 Sandy Hook, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Sandy Hook, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 9597917

Lieutenant Hamilton Douglas Halyburton (1763-1783) of the Royal Navy (b. October 10, 1763; England - d. December 31, 1783; Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA)

Name:
He was listed as Hamilton Douglas Hallyburton in "Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal Navy 1660-1815".

Birth:
Son of Solto Charles Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton (1732-1774) and Katharine Hamilton (1736-1823). His brother was George Douglas, 15th Earl of Morton (1761-1827) who married Susan Elizabeth Yarde-Butler (c1793-1849).

Shipwreck:
On December 30 or 31, 1783 their British warship sank within sight of Sandy Hook. Halyburton and 12 of his crew died of hypothermia and were buried on Sandy Hook.

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  • Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
  • Added: 14 Oct 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9597917
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Hamilton Douglas Halyburton (10 Oct 1763–31 Dec 1783), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9597917, citing Gateway National Recreation Memorial, Sandy Hook, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) (contributor 46580804) .