Alexander Milne R.N.
Alexander Milne R.N.

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Alexander Milne R.N.Explanation
Second son of Admiral Sir David Milne (1763-1845)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
10 November 1806 Born (Inveresk, East Lothian, Scotland)
17 December 1850 Married Euphemia (1818-1889), daughter of Archibald Cochran (1768-1841) of Ashkirk, Roxburghshire
20 December 1858 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath), civil.
20 February 1864 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath).
24 May 1871 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
1 November 1876 Created 1st Baronet of Inveresk
29 December 1896 Died (Inveresk, East Lothian, Scotland)
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
Obituary in the Times newspaper
8 February 1817Entered Royal Naval College
7 December 1825Mate
8 September 1827Lieutenant
25 November 1830Commander
30 January 1839Captain
20 January 1858Rear-Admiral
13 April 1865Vice-Admiral
1 April 1870Admiral
11 November 1876Retired Admiral
10 June 1881Retired Admiral of the Fleet
Date fromDate toService
1819 Serving in Leander, flagship of David Milne, his father, on the North American station
June 1820 Serving in Conway
182? Serving in Ramillies
182? Serving in Ganges
182? Serving in Albion
7 December 182523 June 1827Mate in Ganges
24 June 18277 September 1827Acting lieutenant in Ganges, Beazilian station
8 September 18277 May 1830Lieutenant in Cadmus, Brazilian station
26 December 183629 January 1839Commander in Snake, North America and West Indies
26 April 183930 October 1840Captain in Crocodile, North America & West Indies
31 October 184016 February 1841Captain in Cleopatra, North America and West Indies
17 February 184125 November 1841Captain in Crocodile, North America & West Indies
27 April 184228 April 1845Captain in Caledonia, flagship of Admiral David Milne (his father), Plymouth (and 1844 experimental squadron)
17 October 18468 December 1847Captain in St Vincent, flagship of Admiral Charles Ogle, Portsmouth
9 December 184717 December 1847Additional captain in Victory, Portsmouth
23 December 184727 June 1859Commissioner of the Admiralty (4th or 3rd Naval Lord)
13 January 18605 June 1860Commander-in-chief, North America and West Indies, flag in Emerald
6 June 18608 April 1864Commander-in-chief, North America and West Indies, flag in Nile
13 July 186617 December 1868Commissioner of the Admiralty (First Naval Lord)
28 April 186925 October 1870Commander-in-chief, Mediterranean, flag in Lord Warden
27 November 18726 September 1876Commissioner of the Admiralty (First Naval Lord)

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