James Alms


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth15.7.1728 - Gosport ODNB
First Known Service25.3.1739ODNB
A.K.A.AlmesADM 6/19
FatherJohn AlmsODNB
MotherMaryODNB
SonJames Alms (c.1755-1816)ADM 6/24
SonGeorge Pigot Alms (d.1782)ODNB
Last Known Service5.7.1784ODNB
Date of Death8.6.1791 - Chichester ODNB
Burial14.6.1791 - Chichester Cathedral, Chichester ODNB

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
13.3.1744/45 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/46RNB1823
13.3.1744/4514.5.1749Namur (90), MidshipmanODNB
14.5.1749 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/37CSORN
23.3.175910.7.1761Mars (74), First Lieutenant ADM 6/19/48ODNB
20.11.1759 Battle of Quiberon Bay 
29.3.176111.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 
10.7.1761 Commander ADM 6/19/328CSORN
10.7.176126.10.1761Flamborough Prize (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/328BWAS-1714
9.11.176124.7.1762Ferret (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/362BWAS-1714
7.1.176210.2.1762Operations against Martinique 
6.6.176213.8.1762Operations against Havana 
25.7.176211.7.1763Alarm (32), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17.8.176212.8.1763Cygnet (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/523
Issued by George Pocock (1705/6-1792), East Indies
Commission confirmed 2.8.1763
ADM 6/19
20.6.1765 Captain ADM 6/20/78CSORN
20.6.176525.8.1766Levant (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/78ADM 6/20
31.5.17708.12.1772Montreal (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/279BWAS-1714
8.12.177225.6.1773Pallas (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/499
Issued by Sir Peter Denis (1st Baronet of St Mary's) (c.1713-1778), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 14.6.1773
BWAS-1714
1776 Captain for the Impress Service in Sussex ODNB
1776 Appointed to the Impress Service at SussexODNB
1.7.1779 Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM104
25.9.17805.7.1784Monmouth (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/175BWAS-1714
16.4.1781 Battle of Porto Praya 
17.2.1782 Battle of Sadras 
12.4.1782 Battle of Providien 
6.7.1782 2nd Battle of Negapatam 
3.9.1782 Battle of Trincomalee 
20.6.1783 2nd Battle of Cuddalore 


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