James Cumming


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth16.4.1738 - Sandwich TRN3
First Known Service1.8.1751TRN3
FatherJames Cumming (d.1772)ADM 6/19
MotherAnne Hillsref:676
BrotherWilliam Cumming (c.1731-1795)ref:676
Last Known Service9.11.1805TRN3
Date of Death1808TRN3
Burial19.8.1808 - St Lukes, Greenwich TRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1.8.1751c.1754Royal Naval Academy, Scholar ADM 6/18/10ADM 6/18
7.4.1758 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/27CSORN
28.4.1765 Commander ADM 6/20/129CSORN
28.4.17659.9.1767Tamar (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/129
Issued by John Byron (1723-1786), East Indies
Commission confirmed 28.7.1766
BWAS-1714
25.8.176630.8.1769Wasp (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/134BWAS-1714
24.6.177130.7.1772Cruizer (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/382BWAS-1714
30.7.1772 Captain ADM 6/20/452CSORN
30.7.177225.7.1775Deal Castle (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/452BWAS-1714
28.6.177727.4.1780Aurora (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/296BWAS-1714
14.12.177815.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia 
27.4.17807.5.1781Assurance (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/119BWAS-1714
7.5.178121.9.1781Confederate (36), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 13.5.1781 ADM 6/22/360
Issued by Marriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794), North America
Commission confirmed 6.11.1781
ADM 6/22
19.7.179312.4.1794Resolution (74), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 27.7.1793 ADM 6/24/256BWAS-1714
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/31CSORN
4.7.1794 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/55CSORN
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/179CSORN
14.2.1799 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1.1.1801 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
9.11.1805 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN


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