Memorial: M6050

Memorial at St Mary’s Church, Fort St George, Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, India, commemorating Captain James Watt, RN, d. 1782

Location

St Mary’s Church, Fort St George, Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, India, Rest of the World

Transcript

'Capt. James Watt, late Commander of his Majesty's ship 'Sultan'.

Details

Position: Compound, St Mary's Church
Vessel: Pearl 32, Sulphur 8, Sultan 74

Event

Battle of Providien, Battle of Negapatam, Battle of Trincomalee

Event Date

1782, 1782

Event Category

1775-1783 American Revolutionary War

People

Watt, James
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 13/9/1782
Cause of Death: War Casualty
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Bibliography: Julian James Cotton 'List of Inscriptions on tombs or monuments in Madras possessing historical or archaeological interest' (Madras, 1905) p.27.