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Alexander Milne R.N.Explanation
Second son of Sir David Milne.
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
10 November 1806 Born.
1850 Married Euphemia, daughter of Archibald Cochran 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 Baronet.
29 December 1896 Died.
Literature: (DNB; O'Byrne).
 
DateRank
8 February 1817Entered Royal Naval Colle
8 September 1827Lieutenant
25 November 1830Commander
30 January 1839Captain
20 January 1858Rear-Admiral
13 April 1865Vice-Admiral
1 April 1870Admiral
10 November 1876Retired Admiral
10 June 1881Retired Admiral of the Fl
 
Date fromDate toService
1819 Serving in Leander (his father), North American
June 1820 Serving in Conway
182? Serving in Ramillies
182? Serving in Ganges
182? Serving in Albion
182? Serving in Ganges
June 1827April 1830Lieutenant (acting) in Cadmus on Brazilian station
26 December 1836 Commander in Snake in West Indies
30 January 1839November 1840Captain in Crocodile, North America & West Indies
November 1840March 1841Captain in Cleopatra, North America and West Indies
March 1841November 1841Captain in Crocodile
21 April 1842April 1845Captain in Caledonia, flagship of Admiral David Milne (his father), Plymouth (and 1844 experimental squadron)
September 1846 Captain in St Vincent, flagship of Admiral Charles Ogle, Portsmouth
23 December 184728 June 1859Commissioner of the Admiralty (4th or 3rd Naval Lord)
13 January 18607 January 1864Commander-in-chief, North America and West Indies (flag in Nile)
13 July 186618 December 1868Commissioner of the Admiralty (First Naval Lord)
28 April 186925 October 1870Commander-in-chief, Mediterranean (flag in Lord Warden)
27 November 18727 September 1876Commissioner of the Admiralty (First Naval Lord)

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