Sir James Alexander Gordon


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth6.10.1782 - Kildrummy Castle, Kildrummy, AberdeenshireEWIKI
First Known Service25.11.1793EWIKI
FatherCharles Gordon
Mother? MercerEWIKI
Last Known Service30.1.1868EWIKI
Date of Death8.1.1869 - Greenwich EWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
25.11.1793 Entered the NavyNL1843
27.1.1800 LieutenantCSORN
3.3.1804 CommanderCSORN
3.3.18049.1804Racoon (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
16.5.1805 CaptainCSORN
16.5.18059.1805Ligaera (22), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
6.180711.1808Mercury (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.4.1808 Action off Rota 
8.1808 Active (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
6.18096.1812Active (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
13.3.1811 Battle of Lissa 
29.11.1811 Action of 1811-11-29 
9.18129.1815Seahorse (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
9.18141815Madagascar (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
14.12.1814 Battle of Lake Borgne 
2.1.1815 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
1817 Severn (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1.181912.1821Active (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
10.1.1837 Rear-AdmiralNL1843
18401853Appointed Lieutenant-governor of Greenwich Hospital at Greenwich Hospitalref:676
30.1.1868 Admiral of the FleetEWIKI
25.11.1893 Entered the NavyNL1843


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