MAUL, JAMES [SSNE 3070]

Surname
MAUL, MELL
First name
JAMES, KAKOB
Title/rank
MAJOR
Nationality
SCOT
Social status
OFFICER

Text source

James Mell (Maul) served as a lieutenant in David Drummond's regiment in 1635 and 1636. It was possibly this man noted as a business partner of Alexander Lord Forbes [SSNE 1616] in the 1650s in the business venture designed to salvage the warship Vasa.

 

Sources: Stockholm Krigsarkivet, Muster Roll, 1635/33-36; 1636/18-23; Lars √Öke Kvarning och Bengt Ohrelius, Vasa: Kungens Skepp (Stockholm, 1998 ed), pp.41-42.

 

He is mentioned in Riksarkivets ämnessamlingar. Personhistoria https://sok.riksarkivet.se/bildvisning/A0069635_00433#?c=&m=&s=&cv=432&xywh=2961%2C329%2C3224%2C1768

Service record

SWEDEN, DAVID DRUMMOND, GEORGE LESLIE
Arrived 1635-01-01, as LIEUTENANT
Departed 1639-01-30, as MAJOR
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY
SWEDEN,
Arrived 1653-01-01
Capacity ENTREPRENEUR, purpose BUSINESS, SALVAGE