Charles Adam R.N.
Charles Adam R.N.

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Charles Adam R.N.Explanation
Son of the Rt Hon. William Adam, Lord Chief Commissioner of the Jury Court of Scotland.
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
6 October 1780 Born
20 May 18316 July 1841M.P. for Clackmannan and Kinross
10 January 1835 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath).
19 September 1853 Died
Literature: (DNB; Stenton).
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
Obituary in the Times newspaper
15 December 1790Entered Navy
8 February 1798Lieutenant
16 May 1798Commander
12 June 1799Captain
27 May 1825Rear-Admiral
10 January 1837Vice-Admiral
8 January 1848Admiral
Date fromDate toService
1799 Captain in Sybille (captured from French 1794, fifth rate), frigate
23 May 18031805Captain in Chifonne, French frigate, captured by him in 1801
27 August 18056 April 1810Captain in Resistance
18111813Captain in Invincible
16 May 181429 June 1814Captain in Impregnable
15 December 18147 February 1816Acting Captain in Royal Sovereign
20 July 182125 May 1825Captain in Royal Sovereign
1 November 183423 December 1834Commissioner of the Admiralty (1st Naval Lord)
25 April 18358 September 1841Commissioner of the Admiralty (1st Naval Lord)
17 August 184127 December 1844Commander-in-chief, North America and West Indies (flag in Illustrious)
24 July 184620 July 1847Commissioner of the Admiralty (1st Naval Lord)
1847 Governor of Greenwich Hospital

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