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Sir Alexander John Ball (1st Baronet of Blofield, Norfolk)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1757 - Stroud, GloucestershireCSORN
First Known Service17.7.1778CSORN
WifeMary Smith - Married 7.7.1785ref:616
SonWilliam Keith Ball, 2nd Baronetref:616
Brother
George BallBritish
Marine
Service 1793-1802
TGM
Last Known Service25.10.1809CSORN
Date of Death25.10.1809 - Malta N-GAZ

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
7.8.1778 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/441CSORN
14.4.1782 Commander ADM 6/23/33CSORN
14.4.178220.3.1783
Germaine (14) 1781-1784
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/33
Issued by
Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados
Confirmed 14.3.1783
BWAS-1714
20.3.1783 Captain ADM 6/23/158CSORN
20.3.17837.5.1783
Argo (44) 1781-1816
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/158
Issued by
Hugh PigotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1787
, Barbados
Confirmed 30.10.1783
ADM 6/23
15.6.179018.10.1791
Nemesis (28) 1780-1795
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/40
BWAS-1714
19.10.17919.2.1793
Nemesis (28) 1780-1795
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/141
ADM 6/24
21.1.17936.1795
Cleopatra (32) 1779-1814
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/196
BWAS-1714
179510.1796
Argonaut (64) 1782-1831
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
1.17972.1800
Alexander (74) 1795-1819
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
1.8.1798 Battle of the Nile 
9.2.17992.1801Appointed Civil Commissioner of MaltaE-WIKI
18.2.1800 Capture of the Généreux 
24.6.1801 Created 1st Baronet of Blofield, Norfolkref:616
180225.10.1809Appointed Civil Commissioner of MaltaE-WIKI
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
25.10.1809 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN


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