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
BrotherGeorge Ball (1755-1835)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
14.4.178220.3.1783Germaine (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/33
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 14.3.1783
BWAS-1714
20.3.1783 Captain ADM 6/23/158CSORN
20.3.17837.5.1783Argo (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/158
Issued by Hugh Pigot (1722-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 30.10.1783
ADM 6/23
15.6.179018.10.1791Nemesis (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/40BWAS-1714
19.10.17919.2.1793Nemesis (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/141ADM 6/24
21.1.17936.1795Cleopatra (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/196BWAS-1714
179510.1796Argonaut (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.17972.1800Alexander (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-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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