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John Erskine Douglas

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1758EWIKI
First Known Service21.4.1778EWIKI
FatherDavid Douglas, Esq.NBD1849
MotherMiss ThompsonNBD1849
WifeMrs. WhiteNBD1849
BrotherCol. William Douglas (d.1831)NBD1849
Last Known Service28.6.1838EWIKI
Date of Death25.7.1847NBD1849

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
21.4.1778 LieutenantCSORN
24.5.1794 Commander ADM 6/25/44CSORN
24.5.179410.6.1795Trompeuse (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/44BWAS-1793
10.6.1795 CaptainCSORN
17961797Garland (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
2.179812.1804Boston (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
180510.1806Impetueux (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
2.180612.10.1807Bellona (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
14.9.1806 Destruction of the Impétueux 
18081809Bellona (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
18091812Bellona (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
11.4.1809 Battle of the Basque Roads 
28.7.18094.9.1809Expedition to the Scheldt 
5.18121813Prince of Wales (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
4.6.1814 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
18159.1815Warrior (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
12.18151817Salisbury (50), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
18161817Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB
1818 Married Mrs. WhiteNBD1849
27.5.1825 Vice-AdmiralNBD1849
28.6.1838 AdmiralNBD1849


EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
HJ-DBHistoric JamaicaFrank CundallBook

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