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James Walker


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1764 - Innerdovat, Fife, ScotlandE-WIKI
First Known Service8.5.1783CSORN
FatherJames Walker of InverdovatODNB
MotherMary Melvilleref:846
Father-in-LawAlexander Melville, 5th Earl LevenODNB
WifeMiss IrwinE-WIKI
WifePriscilla Sarah Jones-SkeltonE-WIKI
Last Known Service19.7.1821CSORN
Date of Death13.7.1831 - Blatchington, near Seaford, SussexE-WIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
8.5.1783 LieutenantCSORN
24.1.1791 
Winchelsea (32) 1764-1814
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Second Lieutenant ADM 6/24/104
ADM 6/24
1794 
Niger (32) 1759-1814
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1813 Renamed "Negro"
, First Lieutenant
ref:924
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
6.7.1794 CommanderCSORN
6.7.1794 
Alecto (12) 1781-1802
British 12 Gun
Unrated Fireship
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/56
ADM 6/25
4.179510.1795
Terror (8) 1779-1812
British 8 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
5.1796 
Trusty (50) 1782-1815
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
1797 
Garland (28) 1779-1798
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
1795 Renamed "Garland"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
5.179717.10.1797
Monmouth (64) 1796-1834
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
11.10.1797 Battle of Camperdown 
17.10.1797 CaptainCSORN
3.17986.1798
Veteran (64) 1787-1816
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
6.17988.1800
Brakel (54) 1796-1814
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
5.18008.1800
Prince George (98) 1772-1817
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
8.180010.1800
Prince (98) 1788-1837
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
11.18008.1801
Isis (50) 1774-1810
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
2.4.1801 Battle of Copenhagen 
7.18016.1802
Tartar (32) 1801-1811
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
4.18023.1804
Vanguard (74) 1787-1821
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
25.7.1803 Capture of the Duquesne 
8.18034.1804
Duquesne (74) 1803-1805
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
3.180510.1807
Thalia (20) 1782-1814
British 20 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
29.9.180723.1.1809
Bedford (74) 1775-1817
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 107/2/203
BWAS-1714
18105.7.1815
Bedford (74) 1775-1817
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 107/2/203
BWAS-1714
14.12.1814 Battle of Lake Borgne 
18158.1816
Queen (74) 1811-1821
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
6.181530.12.1815
Albion (74) 1802-1836
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
4.6.1815 Appointed Companion of the Order of the BathE-WIKI
8.18161818
Northumberland (74) 1798-1850
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
19.7.1821 Rear-AdmiralE-WIKI


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Posted by Kevin Gordon on Thursday 27th of June 2013 06:34

James Walker - Personal Information:
1764 Born in Scotland
1776 Joined Navy
1780 Nearly drowns whilst off the coast of Jamaica
1781 Appointed to serve on the Princess Royal
1831 Dies in Seaford Sussex. Box tomb decorated with trident and anchor in St Leonard's churchyard and memorial inside the church.

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