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HMS Hampton Court
Promoted to post captain on 25 June 1756, Innes was given command of the sixth-rate HMS Mermaid in 1756. He then took command of the fourth-rate HMS Enterprise in 1758 and of the third-rate HMS Hampton Court in 1762 and took part in the Battle of Havana in summer of that year during the Anglo-Spanish War. After that he was then given command of the second-rate HMS Queen in 1778. He went on to be Commander-in-Chief of the Jamaica Station with his flag in the 50-gun HMS Europa in 1786 but died in office.
- Winfield. British Warships of the Age of Sail. p. 255.
- "Alexander Innes". Three Decks. Retrieved 12 October 2015.
- Cundall, p. xx
- Cundall, Frank (1915). Historic Jamaica. West India Committee.
- Winfield, Rif (2007). British Warships in the Age of Sail, 1714 to 1792. Seaforth Publishing, London. ISBN 978-1-84415-700-6.
| Commander-in-Chief, Jamaica Station