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Sir James Wallace


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1732CSORN
First Known Service24.6.1746CSORN
Last Known Service14.2.1799CSORN
Date of Death6.3.1803TRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
24.6.174622.8.1748
Royal Naval Academy 1733-1837
British Shore1806 Renamed "Royal Navy College"
, Scholar ADM 107/4/150
ADM 6/17
3.1.1753 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/250RNLPC
11.3.1755 LieutenantCSORN
3.11.1762 CommanderADM 6/19
3.11.17624.4.1763
Alderney (10) 1757-1783
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/448
BWAS-1714
4.4.176317.9.1766
Trial (10) 1744-1776
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/478
BWAS-1714
6.8.176710.1.1771
Bonetta (10) 1756-1776
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/176
BWAS-1714
10.1.1771 CaptainCSORN
10.1.177115.11.1771
Unicorn (28) 1748-1771
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/333
ADM 6/20
15.11.177125.4.1776
Rose (20) 1757-1779
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/413
BWAS-1714
25.4.177624.9.1779
Experiment (50) 1774-1779
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/182
BWAS-1714
6.12.17768.12.1776Occupation of Rhode Island 
12.2.1777 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE2
27.9.1778 Capture of the Raleigh 
13.5.1779 Commanded the British Squadron at the Action in Cancale Bay 
23.3.178015.8.1781
Nonsuch (64) 1774-1802
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/102
BWAS-1714
14.5.1781 Actif v Nonsuch 
16.10.178112.7.1782
Warrior (74) 1781-1857
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 26.10.1781 ADM 6/22/351
BWAS-1714
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
19.4.1782 Battle of the Mona Passage 
12.7.178227.11.1782
Resolution (74) 1770-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/27
Issued by
Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados
Confirmed 25.2.1783
BWAS-1714
24.6.179013.9.1791
Swiftsure (74) 1787-1801
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 3.7.1790 ADM 6/24/44
BWAS-1714
3.12.179211.12.1793
Monarch (74) 1765-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 10.12.1792 ADM 6/24/182
BWAS-1714
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
12.4.17944.1795
Monarch (74) 1765-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
21.5.1794 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Newfoundland ADM 6/25/44ADM 6/25
4.7.1794 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
6.17956.1797
Romney (50) 1762-1804
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
14.2.1799 Admiral of the BlueCSORN


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Posted by Brian Stephens on Saturday 5th of April 2014 20:15

Edinburgh Advertiser, Feb. 22, 1780
Sir James Wallace and Capt. Boteler, are ordered to be tried for the loss of their ships. The public can easily decide what will be the issue of the trial of the brave Sir James Wallace, but the fate of the Commander of the Ardent is not so clear.

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