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Alexander Bowers

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Servicec.1686CSORN
Last Known Service20.5.1728CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
c.1686c.1696Service as a merchant seamanADM 107/2
21.3.1705/6 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/2/93RNLPC
27.6.1711 LieutenantCSORN
Windsor (60) 1695-1725
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant, ADM 6/11/170
Confirmed 19.10.1711
ADM 6/11
Monmouth (64) 1700-1716
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant, ADM 6/11/170
Confirmed 19.10.1711
ADM 6/11
Tiger (48) 1703-1718
British 48 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant, ADM 6/11/264
Confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11
Faversham (42) 1712-1730
British 42 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Lieutenant, ADM 6/12/62
Confirmed 17.2.1715/16
ADM 6/12
1715 In the service of Russiaref:567
15.1.1714/15 Taken Prisoner by Sweden while in transit to Russian Service.ref:567
Preston (50) 1708-1739
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1716 Renamed "Preston"
, Second Lieutenant, ADM 6/13/97
ADM 6/13

Notes on Officer

Reference: SP 35/3/17

Petition of the wives and relations of British sea officers, entered into the Czar of Muscovy's service but taken prisoner in Sweden during their passage to Petersburg [Russia].

Prisoners: 11 January 1715; Robt [Robert] Knapton, Gunner; Math [Matthew] Paterson, Surgeon; John Wallis, Surgeon; Robt [Robert] Lemon, Surgeon; Moses?Moseinan, Surgeon; Alexr [Alexander] Bowers, First Lieutenant; Chrs [Christopher] Frederick, First Lieutenant; Francs [Frances] Brook, Third Lieutenant; Carey Rochester, Surgeon; Dens [Dennis] Thompson, Second Lieutenant; Saml [Samuel] Clark, Second Lieutenant; Nichs [Nicholas] Parker, First Lieutenant; Chrs [Christopher] Nettlerose, Gunner; Edwd [Edward] Robinson, Gunner; Chars [Charles] Prett, Surgeon; Saml [Samuel] Pike, Gunners Mate; John Byrone, Gunner; Jos [Joshua[ Stephens, Second Lieutenant; John Lowden, Gunners Mate; John [Johnathan] Barefoot, Boatswain.

Date: 1715 Mar 23

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