James Douglas

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth3.6.1755TRN3
First Known Service6.9.1775TRN3
FatherSir James Douglas (1st Baronet Douglas) (1703-1787)HPO
Last Known Service27.5.1825TRN3
Date of Death8.6.1839TRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
6.9.1775 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/119CSORN
9.9.1778 Commander ADM 6/22/13CSORN
9.9.177820.10.1779Ostrich (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/13
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1715-1811), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 7.8.1779
20.10.1780 CaptainCSORN
20.10.178011.1781Venus (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.17825.1783Alcmene (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
5.17941795Jason (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
17951797Saturn (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
13.7.1795 Battle of Hyeres 
2.4.1798 LieutenantCSORN
14.2.1799 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.1.1801 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
23.4.1804 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
9.11.1805 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
29.4.1808 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
31.7.1810 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.6.1814 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
27.5.1825 Admiral of the RedTRN3


TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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