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His first service was a long one on board the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland's yacht, the HMS Dorset, then commanded by his father. Other early services were in HMS Porcupine, Lowestoffe, Impregnable, and HMS Trusty. Promoted lieutenant on 26 July 1793, he served as such in the Indian Ocean, being present at the reduction of Martinique and the defence of Guadeloupe, and also serving in Boyne with Sir John Jervis, and Glatton with Sir Henry Trollope.
- "Naval Suggestions" (privately printed, 1818)
- "Practical Remarks on the Building, Rigging and Equipping of Warships" (Chichester, 1832).
Marriage and issueEdit
From two marriages, Alexander Wilmot Schomberg had three sons:
- Herbert Schomberg (d. 1867), who became a naval officer and eventually attained the rank of rear admiral
- Charles Frederick Schomberg (d. 1874), who became a naval officer and eventually attained the rank of vice admiral
- George Augustus who entered the armed forces.
|NAME||Schomberg, Alexander Wilmot|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||Royal Navy admiral|
|DATE OF BIRTH||24 February 1774|
|PLACE OF BIRTH|
|DATE OF DEATH||1850|
|PLACE OF DEATH|
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