Alexander Hood


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth23.4.1758 - Netherbury, DorsetODNB
First Known Service28.1.1755ODNB
Brother Samuel Hood (1762-1814)EWIKI
Last Known Service6.1795ODNB
Date of Death21.4.1798CSORN
Cause of DeathEnemy actionODNB

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
18.7.1777 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/542CSORN
17.5.1781 Commander ADM 6/22/327CSORN
17.5.178127.7.1781Ranger (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/327
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 22.8.1781
BWAS-1714
27.7.1781 Captain ADM 6/23/57CSORN
27.7.17815.2.1782Barfleur (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/57
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 28.4.1783
ODNB
5.9.1781 Battle of the Chesapeake 
25.1.178226.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts 
5.2.178213.5.1782Champion (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/154
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 22.12.1783
BWAS-1714
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
19.4.1782 Battle of the Mona Passage 
13.5.178229.7.1783Aimable (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/154
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 22.10.1783
BWAS-1714
7.5.1788 Appointed Companion of the Knight Companion of the Order of the BathTKE1
8.1.17906.10.1791Hebe (38), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/15BWAS-1714
15.4.17937.7.1794Hebe (38), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/229ADM 6/24
7.7.17946.1795Audacious (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/57BWAS-1714
7.1.179713.2.1797Ville de Paris (110), Captain and Commanding Officerref:559
2.179721.4.1798Mars (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
21.4.1798 Mars vs Hercule 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
ref:559Australlian RoyaltyMarion PurnellWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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