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Sir Alexander Inglis Cochrane


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth23.4.1758E-WIKI
First Known Service19.5.1778E-WIKI
Son
Sir Thomas John CochraneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1856
E-WIKI
Nephew
Thomas Cochrane (10th Earl of Dundonald)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1857
E-WIKI
Last Known Service1830E-WIKI
Date of Death26.1.1832E-WIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
19.5.1778 LieutenantCSORN
6.12.1780 CommanderCSORN
6.12.178029.3.1781
Vesuvius (8) 1776-1812
British 8 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/321
Issued by
Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados
Confirmed 7.8.1781
ADM 6/22
29.11.17812.8.1782
Avenger (16) 1778-1783
British 16 Gun
Unrated Fireship
1779 Renamed "Avenger"
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/496
Issued by
Robert DigbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1805
, North America
Confirmed 17.7.1782
ADM 6/22
1.178213.6.1782
Pocahontas (14) 1780-1782
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
14.12.178217.12.1782
Carolina (24) 1781-1784
British 24 Gun
Unrated Armed Ship
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
17.12.1782 CaptainCSORN
17.12.17821784
Carolina (24) 1781-1784
British 24 Gun
Unrated Armed Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
17.12.17825.1784
Sophie (28) 1782-1784
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/556
BWAS-1714
10.5.179013.10.1791
Hind (28) 1785-1811
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/27
BWAS-1714
14.10.17914.10.1793
Hind (28) 1785-1811
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/140
ADM 6/24
4.10.179330.11.1798
Thetis (38) 1782-1814
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/271
BWAS-1714
17.5.1795 Action of 1795-05-17 
5.17992.3.1801
Ajax (74) 1798-1807
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
SNL1799
2.7.1799 Attack on Aix Roads 
1.6.18006.6.1800Operation in Quiberon Bay 
6.180317.4.1804
Northumberland (74) 1798-1850
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
17.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
17.4.18041807
Northumberland (74) 1798-1850
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1793
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
6.2.1806 Action of San Domingo 
29.3.1806 Appointed Companion of the Order of the BathTKE1
9.18079.1808
Belleisle (74) 1795-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1793
18081810
Neptune (98) 1797-1818
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1793
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
28.1.180924.2.1809Commanded the British Ships at the Capture of Martinique 
14.4.180917.4.1809Commanded 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 AmericaE-WIKI
18141816Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB
15.8.1814 CommanderCSORN
10.181411.1815
Tonnant (80) 1798-1821
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1793
14.12.1814 Battle of Lake Borgne 
2.1.1815 Appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the BathTKE1
4.10.18231830
Britannia (120) 1820-1869
British 120 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral
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Posted by Tim Oakley on Friday 8th of October 2021 20:25

27 Jan 1814 Asia74 Captain John Wainwright, Vice-Admiral Red Alexander Inglis Cochrane raised his flag at Portsmouth
1 Feb 1814 Asia74 Captain John Wainwright, Vice-Admiral Red Alexander Inglis Cochrane sailed for Halifax

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