Nicholas Alexander


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1789CSORN
First Known Service1799CSORN
WifeSusannah LegrandNBD1849
SonWilliam Thomas AlexanderNBD1849
SonRobert Barrie AlexanderNBD1849
BrotherAnna Maria PriceNL1865
Last Known Service13.6.1815CSORN
Date of Death1852

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1799 Entered the NavyNBD1849
17991800Haarlem (64), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
8.18001802Desiree (36), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
2.4.1801 Battle of Copenhagen 
1802 Nereide (36), MidshipmanNBD1849
18021803Port Mahon (18), MidshipmanNBD1849
18031805Mignonne (32), MidshipmanNBD1849
21.6.18031.7.1803Capture of St. Lucia and Tobago 
180526.2.1806Theseus (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
26.2.180616.5.1806Shark (16), MidshipmanNBD1849
16.5.18061808Hercule (74), LieutenantNBD1849
18.5.1806 LieutenantCSORN
15.8.18077.9.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen 
1808 Trent (36), LieutenantNBD1849
18081809Venerable (74), LieutenantNBD1849
3.1809 Saint Domingo (74), LieutenantNBD1849
28.7.18094.9.1809Expedition to the Scheldt 
28.7.180912.1809Walcheren Expedition 
22.12.181213.6.1815Dragon (74), First LieutenantNBD1849
1815 Married SusannahNBD1849
13.6.1815 CommanderCSORN
9.1815 Employed raising men in CorkNBD1849
2.1816 Placed on Half-PayNBD1849

Notes on Officer


His Sons Occupations
In 1849 both his sons were Assistant-Surgeons in the Royal Navy

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
NL1865The Navy List 1865The AdmiraltyDigital Book

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages
Date postedByPage
Tuesday 20th of August 2019 20:11Van Daele FreddyBritish Privateer brig 'Dragon' (1778) (14)
Tuesday 20th of August 2019 05:03Ken webberMars vs Hercule
Monday 19th of August 2019 19:28Laurence DaleyBritish Privateer 'Charming Jenny' (1757) (20)
Sunday 18th of August 2019 12:15Peter EvansThomas Snell
Friday 16th of August 2019 04:51Tim OakleyBattle of Porto Praya