James John Gordon Bremer R.N.
James John Gordon Bremer R.N.

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James John Gordon Bremer R.N.Explanation
Only son of Lieutenant James Bremer, R.N. (1763-1786) lost in the Halswell East Indiaman, off the coast of Dorset on 6 January 1786
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
26 September 1786 Born (Portsea, Hampshire, England)
27 March 1811 Married Harriet (died 1 March 1846), daughter of Thomas Wheeler of Waterford, and widow of Rev.George Henry Glasse
1815 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
25 January 1836 K.C.H. (Knight Commander of the Royal Guelphic Order)
23 February 1836 Knighted
29 June 1841 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
14 February 1850 Died (Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England)
1794Entered Navy
3 August 1805Lieutenant
13 October 1807Commander
7 June 1814Captain
15 September 1849Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
20 August 1815 Captain in Lee, Irish station
30 May 181624 October 1816Captain in Comus, until wrecked on a reef off St Shotts, Newfoundland
8 September 1823 Captain in Tamar, Australia (to establish the colony on Melville Island) and India (1824 Anglo-Burmese war)
12 July 1837 Captain in Alligator, Australia (founding the settlement at Port Essington)
17 January 18407 July 1840Commander-in-chief, East Indies and China
30 November 18407 October 1841Commander-in-chief, East Indies and China
30 April 1846 Commodore, and second-in-command, Channel squadron (with flag in Queen)
24 November 1846 Commodore in William and Mary, Woolwich, and Superintendent of Woolwich Dockyard
24 October 1847 Commodore in Fisgard, Woolwich

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