The Hon. Keith Stewart

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
Half-sisterMary [Mackenzie] (1720-1751)PEER
SisterSusanna [Leveson-Gower] (d.1805)PEER
SisterMargaret [Gordon] (d.1762)PEER
SisterCatherine [Murray]PEER
SisterCharlotte [Murray] (d.1818)PEER
SisterHarriet [Hamilton] (d.1788)PEER
BrotherJohn, Visct. Garlies (1736-1806)HPO
Last Known Service4.7.1794TRN3
Date of Death1795TRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1739 Appointed HonourableCSORN
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
7.4.17621764Lively (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
1782 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North Searef:676
3.17821783Cambridge (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 
5.17901791Formidable (90), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
21.9.1790 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.2.1793 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
12.4.1794 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.7.1794 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN


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
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb 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
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site

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