Sir Andrew Snape Douglas


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth8.10.1761 - Edinburgh ref:616
First Known Service1770ref:616
Last Known Service1797ref:616
Date of Death4.6.1797CSORN
Cause of DeathBrain Tumourref:616
Will Probated21.6.1797, PROB 11/1292/232

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1770 Arethusa (32), Captain's Servantref:616
177523.4.1778Roebuck (44), Midshipmanref:616
23.4.1778 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/500CSORN
1.17805.1780Operations against Charleston 
16.2.1780 Commander ADM 6/22/147CSORN
16.2.17803.1780Germaine (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/147
Issued by Marriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794), North America
Commission confirmed 29.6.1780
ADM 6/22
4.178015.5.1780Sandwich (20), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
15.5.1780 Captain ADM 6/22/203CSORN
15.5.178016.5.1780Providence (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/203
Issued by Marriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794), North America
Commission confirmed 28.11.1780
ADM 6/22
2.7.178114.4.1783Chatham (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/74
Issued by Marriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794), North America
Commission confirmed 23.5.1783
BWAS-1714
14.7.178618.9.1789Southampton (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/346BWAS-1714
13.9.1789 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE2
18.9.17891795Goliath (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/3BWAS-1714
10.5.179026.8.1791Alcide (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/26BWAS-1714
26.8.17911.12.1792Alcide (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/130ADM 6/24
26.12.179231.3.1794Phaeton (38), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/188BWAS-1714
31.3.17941797Queen Charlotte (100), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 8.4.1794 ADM 6/25/25BWAS-1714
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
1.6.17954.6.1797Appointed Colonel of Marinesref:616
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
TKE2The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IIWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive

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Posted by Brian on Monday 21st of July 2014 21:11

The London Gazette
Publication date:18 February 1797
Admiralty Office February 20, 1797 The King has been pleased to appoint Sir Andrew Snape Douglas, Knt. to be Colonel in His Majesty's Marine forces, in the room of Horatio Nelson, Esq; appointed a Flag Officer of His Majesty's fleet.

Admiralty office June 8, 1797
The King has been pleased to appoint John Thomas Duckworth, to be Colonel in his Majesty's Marine Forces, in the room of Sir Andrew Snape Douglas, deceased.

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