Malcolm, Admiral Sir Pulteney
b. 1768-02-20
d. 1838-07-20
Born in Douglan, Scotland, on 20 February 1768, Rear Admiral Sir Pulteney Malcolm, at the age of 10, served on the Sybil, a Royal Navy vessel commanded by his uncle. Malcolm served on a number of Royal Navy vessels and rose quickly up the naval ranks.1
As post captain, Pulteney accompanied a caravan of merchant vessels to the Mediterranean, after which he served at Quebec for a period. Pulteney served at several locales throughout the rest of his naval career, including the North Sea, the East Indes, Cadiz and Gibraltar during the Napoleonic Wars, and North America amidst the War of 1812. Malcolm died July 20, 1838.2
  • 1. J. K. Laughton, rev. Roger Morriss, Malcolm, Sir Pulteney, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
  • 2. Ibid.
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