James Stewart


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1678ADM 107/1
First Known Service13.2.1697/98CSORN
A.K.A.SteuartCSORN
FatherJohn SteuartHPO
WifeMary Taylor - Married bef.1744HPO
Last Known Service22.11.1751CSORN
Date of Death30.3.1757CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
4.12.1701 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/1/213RNLPC
16.1.1701/2 Lieutenant ADM 6/6/134ADM 6/6
16.1.1701/220.7.1702Association (90), Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/6/134ADM 6/6
20.7.170212.2.1702/3Association (90), Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/7/83ADM 6/7
12.10.1702 Battle of Vigo 
12.2.1702/326.7.1703Association (90), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/7/92ADM 6/7
13.12.170412.1.1704/5Ranelagh (80), First Lieutenant ADM 6/8/119ADM 6/8
24.1.1704/519.2.1704/5Dunkirk (50), First Lieutenant ADM 6/8/142ADM 6/8
9.3.1704/519.12.1705Royal Anne (100), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/8/161ADM 6/8
29.12.17055.9.1706Saint George (96), First Lieutenant ADM 6/8/213ADM 6/8
29.1.1706/7 Commander ADM 6/9/65ADM 6/9
29.1.1706/718.8.1707Hunter (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/9/65
Commission confirmed 2.5.1707
BWAS-1603
18.8.170713.1.1708/9Dunwich (24), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/89BWAS-1603
14.1.1708/9 CaptainCSORN
14.1.1708/926.8.1711Greyhound (42), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/10/25BWAS-1603
26.7.17155.11.1718Royal Anne Galley (42), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/47BWAS-1603
5.11.171816.4.1723Winchester (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/143BWAS-1714
16.9.1719 Attack on Ribadeo 
22.2.1733/3416.2.1735/36Devonshire (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/166BWAS-1603
30.8.17397.5.1741Cumberland (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/216BWAS-1714
8.5.17412.4.1742Russell (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/44
Commission confirmed 8.4.1742
BWAS-1714
11.5.17414.7.1747Elected a Member of Parliament for Weymouth and Melcombe RegisHPO
6.4.1742 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/16/39CSORN
7.9.174216.9.1742Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Portsmouth ADM 6/16/95ADM 6/16
28.4.174315.12.1743Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Portsmouth ADM 6/16/174ADM 6/16
9.8.1743 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/16/208CSORN
7.12.1743 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/16/245CSORN
19.6.1744 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/16/324CSORN
9.17441745Duke (90), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralBWAS-1714
15.7.1747 Admiral of the White ADM 6/17/246CSORN
22.11.1750 Admiral of the Fleet ADM 6/17/537ADM 6/17


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