Stair Douglas

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1735 - Richmond, Yorkshire ADM 107/4
First Known Service2.6.1749CSORN
FatherSir John Douglasref:676
MotherChristian Cunninghamref:676
Last Known Service5.1783CSORN
Date of Death8.4.1789CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
2.6.17491.6.1752Royal Naval Academy, Scholar ADM 6/17/467ADM 6/17
3.11.1756 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
13.12.1756 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/331CSORN
7.7.1761 Commander ADM 6/19/328CSORN
7.7.176126.3.1762Sardoine (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/328BWAS-1714
1762 Port Antonio (12), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17629.2.1763Barbadoes (14), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
7.1.176210.2.1762Operations against Martinique 
26.3.176229.6.1762Granado (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/56
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 3.11.1764
6.6.176213.8.1762Operations against Havanna 
29.6.1762 Captain ADM 6/20/41CSORN
29.6.17623.4.1763Glasgow (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/41
Issued by George Pocock (1705/6-1792), East Indies
Commission confirmed 30.7.1764
3.4.1763 Richmond (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/49
Issued by Lord Augustus Keppel (1st Viscount Keppel) (1725-1786), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 6.9.1764
15.11.176929.10.1770Seaford (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/260BWAS-1714
21.11.17706.3.1772Dunkirk (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/440
Issued by George Mackenzie (d.1780)
Commission confirmed 21.4.1772
1.11.17739.5.1777Squirrel (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/525BWAS-1714
29.11.17771.5.1779Montreal (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/340BWAS-1714
1.4.178014.5.1781Prince William (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/107BWAS-1714
29.4.178130.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal 
10.178111.1781Triumph (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17835.1783Cambridge (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714


ADM 107/4ADM 107/4 1745-1757 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ref:525BMC, Biblioteca del Museo Correr, VeneziaAnonymousDocument

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