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 Service27.4.1782ODNB
Date of Death21.4.1798CSORN
Cause of DeathEnemy actionODNB

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
18.7.1777 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/542CSORN
5.178017.5.1781Ranger (10), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
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
Commission confirmed 22.8.1781
BWAS-1714
27.7.1781 CaptainCSORN
2.17826.1782Champion (24), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
19.4.1782 Battle of the Mona Passage 
5.17828.1783Aimable (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
7.5.1788 Appointed Companion of the Knight Companion of the Order of the BathTKE1
1.17908.1794Hebe (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17956.1795Audacious (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-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
ref:559Australlian RoyaltyMarion PurnellWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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