Sir James John Gordon Bremer

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth26.9.1786 - Portsea, England, Portsea NBD1849
First Known Service1794NBD1849
FatherJames Bremer (d.1786)ODNB
WifeHarriet Glasse, nee WheelerNBD1849
UncleThomas ElphinstoneNBD1849
Last Known Service15.9.1849NBD1849
Date of Death14.2.1850 - Tunbridge Wells, KentEWIKI
Cause of DeathDiabetes mellitusNBD1849

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1794 Entered the NavyNBD1849
17946.1795Sandwich (90), 1st Class VolunteerNBD1849
8.10.1797 Entered the Royal Naval CollegeNBD1849
2.4.18021803Endymion (44), MidshipmanNBD1849
25.6.1803 Capture of the Bacchante 
3.8.1805 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/303RNLPC
3.8.1805 LieutenantCSORN
3.8.18059.5.1806Captain (74), LieutenantNBD1849
9.5.18066.10.1806Diana (38), LieutenantNBD1849
6.10.180628.5.1807Imogen (16), LieutenantNBD1849
28.5.180713.10.1807Psyche (36), LieutenantNBD1849
13.10.1807 CommanderCSORN
13.8.181231.12.1812Bermuda (10), Commander and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
1.1.18137.6.1814Royalist (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
5.181322.6.1813Defence of Castro Urdiales 
10.7.18138.9.1813Reduction of San Sebastien 
21.10.1813 Capture of the Weser 
7.6.1814 CaptainCSORN
1.18158.1815Lee (20), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
4.6.1815 Appointed Companion of the Companion of the Order of the BathNBD1849
30.5.181624.10.1816Comus (22), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
18.9.18231827Tamar (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
25.1.1836 Appointed Knight Commander of the Royal Guelphic Orderref:1059
23.2.1836 Appointed Knight BachelorNBD1849
30.11.18397.1840Appointed Commander-in-Chief — East IndiesEWIKI
18417.10.1841Wellesley (72), Commodore and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
29.7.1841 Appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the BathEWIKI
10.1841 Placed on Half-PayNBD1849
24.11.18461848Appointed Superintendent at Woolwich DockyardNBD1849
15.9.1849 Rear-AdmiralEWIKI


NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ref:1059Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900 Digital Book

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