Book "Ships from Ireland to early America" 1623-1850. Vol.II. by David Dobson. 8 May 1732, Ship "James" of London, 70 tons, master, Alexander Adair, arrived Charleston, South Carolina, ... from Dublin
Would Alexander Adair have been at the siege of Gibraltar under Sir Charles Summers in 1732 and would you know of his parents ?Thank you.
"Robert Alomes was the son of Colonel Carter of Dublin, Ireland and was educated at Trinity College, Dublin. He was studying medicine at Trinity College and after a quarrel enlisted in the Royal Marines under his mother’s name. He entered the army as an ensign, but ran away to England and joined the navy. He was a marine at the siege of Gibraltar, 1732, on the ship "James" under Sir Charles Summers."