Sir Alexander Inglis Cochrane

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth23.4.1758EWIKI
First Known Service19.5.1778EWIKI
SonSir Thomas John Cochrane (1789-1872)EWIKI
Nephew Thomas Cochrane (10th Earl of Dundonald) (1775-1860)EWIKI
Last Known Service1830EWIKI
Date of Death26.1.1832EWIKI

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
19.5.1778 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/559CSORN
6.12.1780 Commander ADM 6/22/321CSORN
6.12.178029.3.1781Vesuvius (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/321
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 7.8.1781
ADM 6/22
29.11.17812.8.1782Avenger (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/496
Issued by Robert Digby (1732-1815), North America
Commission confirmed 17.7.1782
ADM 6/22
1.178213.6.1782Pocahontas (14), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
14.12.178217.12.1782Carolina (24), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17.12.1782 Captain ADM 6/22/556CSORN
17.12.17821784Carolina (24), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17.12.17825.1784Sophie (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/556BWAS-1714
10.5.179013.10.1791Hind (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/27BWAS-1714
14.10.17914.10.1793Hind (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/140ADM 6/24
4.10.179330.11.1798Thetis (38), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/271BWAS-1714
17.5.1795 Action of 1795-05-17 
5.17992.3.1801Ajax (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerSNL1799
2.7.1799 Attack on Aix Roads 
1.6.18006.6.1800Operation in Quiberon Bay 
6.180317.4.1804Northumberland (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
17.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
17.4.18041807Northumberland (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
6.2.1806 Action of San Domingo 
29.3.1806 Appointed Companion of the Knight Companion of the Order of the BathTKE1
9.18079.1808Belleisle (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
18081810Neptune (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1793
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
28.1.180924.2.1809Commanded the British Ships at the Capture of Martinique 
14.3.180917.3.1809Commanded the British Squadron at the Capture of the d'Hautpoult 
25.10.1809 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
31.7.1810 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
31.7.1810 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
14.2.1811 LieutenantCSORN
4.12.1813 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
18141815Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North AmericaEWIKI
18141816Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB
15.8.1814 CommanderCSORN
10.181411.1815Tonnant (80), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1793
14.12.1814 Battle of Lake Borgne 
2.1.1815 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathTKE1
4.10.18231830Britannia (120), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralW033

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