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John Erskine Douglas


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1758E-WIKI
First Known Service21.4.1778E-WIKI
FatherDavid Douglas, Esq.NBD1849
MotherMiss ThompsonNBD1849
WifeMrs. WhiteNBD1849
BrotherCol. William Douglas (d.1831)NBD1849
Last Known Service28.6.1838E-WIKI
Date of Death25.7.1847NBD1849

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
21.4.1778 LieutenantCSORN
24.5.1794 Commander ADM 6/25/44CSORN
24.5.179410.6.1795
Trompeuse (16) 1794-1796
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/44
BWAS-1793
10.6.1795 CaptainCSORN
17961797
Garland (28) 1779-1798
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
1795 Renamed "Garland"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
2.179812.1804
Boston (28) 1762-1811
British 28 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
180510.1806
Impetueux (74) 1794-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1795 Renamed "Impetueux"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
2.180612.10.1807
Bellona (74) 1760-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
14.9.1806 Destruction of the Impétueux 
18081809
Bellona (74) 1760-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
18091812
Bellona (74) 1760-1814
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
11.4.1809 Battle of the Basque Roads 
28.7.18094.9.1809Expedition to the Scheldt 
5.18121813
Prince of Wales (98) 1794-1822
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
4.6.1814 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
18159.1815
Warrior (74) 1781-1857
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
12.18151817
Salisbury (50) 1814-1837
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1793
18161817Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB
1818 Married Mrs. WhiteNBD1849
27.5.1825 Vice-AdmiralNBD1849
28.6.1838 AdmiralNBD1849


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