Alexander Scott


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service14.3.1770CSORN
Last Known Service9.7.1794CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
14.3.1770 Lieutenant ADM 6/20/274ADM 6/20
15.3.1770 Commander ADM 6/20/274CSORN
15.3.17709.10.1770Merlin (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/274BWAS-1714
1.7.177125.4.1776Lynx (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/388BWAS-1714
25.4.1776 Captain ADM 6/21/182CSORN
25.4.17766.7.1776Rose (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/182ADM 6/21
2.7.17764.7.1776Staten Island Landings 
12.11.1776 "Captain Alexander Scott, late commander of His Majesty’s ship the Experiment, in consideration of his services, who, at the attack of Sullivan’s Island, had his arm shot off, and was otherwise so much wounded in the shoulder and breast, as to prevent him from discharging his duty" Awarded a pension of £300pa.ref:1002
1.7.177931.12.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM104
9.7.1794 Superannuated Rear-Admiral ADM 6/25/60CSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
ref:1002Parliamentary Papers: 1780-1849, Volume 17 Document
ADM104ADM 104 Officers entitled to Half Pay Document

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