The Hon. Keith Stewart


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1739TRN3
First Known Service2.1.1759TRN3
FatherAlexander, 6th Earl of GallowayHPO
MotherLady Catherine Cochrane (d.1786)PEER
WifeGeorgina Isabella D’Aguilar - Married 13.5.1782HPO
SonJames Alexander (1784-1843)PEER
SonLeveson Douglas (1786-1819)PEER
SonUnknownHPO
SonUnknownHPO
Half-sisterMary [Mackenzie] (1720-1751)PEER
SisterSusanna [Leveson-Gower] (d.1805)PEER
BrotherJames Edward (1743–1812)EWIKI
SisterMargaret [Gordon] (d.1762)PEER
SisterCatherine [Murray]PEER
SisterCharlotte [Murray] (d.1818)PEER
SisterHarriet [Hamilton] (d.1788)PEER
BrotherLord John Stewart (7th Earl of Galloway) (1735/36-1806)HPO
Last Known Service4.7.1794TRN3
Date of Death1795TRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
2.1.1759 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/54CSORN
11.2.1761 Commander ADM 6/19/277CSORN
11.2.17614.3.1761Speedwell (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/277ADM 6/19
4.3.176115.3.1762Lynx (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/288BWAS-1714
19.2.17623.1762Elected a Member of Parliament for Wigtown BurghsHPO
7.4.1762 Captain ADM 6/19/396CSORN
7.4.176221.2.1765Lively (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/396BWAS-1714
16.3.17656.3.1766Montreal (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/68BWAS-1714
22.4.17689.1784Elected a Member of Parliament for WigtownshireHPO
27.12.177721.3.1781Berwick (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/349ADM 6/21
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
27.3.17811782Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North Sea ADM 6/22/266ADM 6/22
17.6.178230.12.1782Cambridge (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/481BWAS-1714
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 
10.5.179021.9.1790Formidable (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/26BWAS-1714
21.9.1790 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/24/68CSORN
1.2.1793 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/24/201CSORN
12.4.1794 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/30CSORN
4.7.1794 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/55CSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
PEERThe Peerage dot comVariousWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive

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