Sir Charles Douglas (1st Baronet Carr)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth8.2.1726/27 - Kinglassie, Fife CSORN
Baptism16.2.1727 - Kinglassie, Fife CSORN
First Known Service4.12.1753CSORN
FatherMaster Charles Ayton Douglas (1700–1744)ref:719
MotherChristian Hepburn (1700–1788)ref:719
WifeUranie Lidie Marteilhe (1732–1769) - Married 23.6.1760, Amsterdam ref:719
WifeSarah Wood (1744–1779) - Married 1.1.1771, Midlothian ref:719
WifeJane Baillie - Married 10.11.1781, Edinburgh ref:719
SonWilliam Henry DouglasADM 6/21
DaughterLidie Marie Anne (1769-?)ref:719
DaughterChistiana (1772-1773)ref:719
SonCharles (1774-1809)ref:719
DaughterSarah (1775-?)ref:719
SonHoward, 3rd Bt. (1776-1861)ref:719
DaughterAnn Irwin (1777-1815)ref:719
SonFrederick (1779-1779)ref:719
BrotherRobert (1726-?)ref:719
BrotherSholto (1730-?)ref:719
SisterHelena (1730-1800)ADM107/3
SisterJean (1731-?)ref:719
Last Known Service24.9.1787CSORN
Date of Death10.3.1789 - Edinburgh TRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
4.12.1753 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/83CSORN
14.2.1759 Commander ADM 6/19/35CSORN
2.176113.3.1761Unicorn (28), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
13.3.1761 Captain ADM 6/19/291CSORN
13.3.176125.12.1762Siren (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/291BWAS-1714
25.12.176219.3.1764Tweed (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/458BWAS-1714
17641765In the service of RussiaTDA
2.5.176616.8.1769Emerald (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/117BWAS-1714
11.1.17715.1771Saint Albans (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/335BWAS-1714
9.9.177311.1.1774Ardent (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/514BWAS-1714
17.10.177521.12.1776Isis (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/126BWAS-1714
1777 Created 1st Baronet CarrEWIKI
17.3.177729.10.1778Stirling Castle (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/267BWAS-1714
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
29.10.177824.11.1781Duke (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/464BWAS-1714
24.11.178113.4.1782Formidable (98), First Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/370BWAS-1714
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
17831785Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North AmericaEWIKI
9.17831.1784Assistance (50), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1714
24.9.1787 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:719Ancestry.com Family History
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
TDAThe Douglas Archives Web Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site

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