WALKER, GEORGE [SSNE 4101]

Surname
WALKER
First name
GEORGE
Title/rank
CAPTAIN COMMODORE
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
GENTRY
Education
Religion

Text source

George Walker was one of the first officers of the Russian Navy, senior in rank of the 10 Scots hired in Amsterdam by Tsar Peter's "Great Embassy" in 1698. He came to Moscow via Archangel and was recommended to Patrick Gordon. His pay was 40 thalers a month.

D. Fedosov, The Caledonian Connection (Aberdeen, 1996).

Service record

RUSSIA, RUSSIAN ARMY
Arrived 1698-01-01, as CAPTAIN COMMODO
Departed 1698-12-31, as CAPTAIN COMMODO
Capacity OFFICER, purpose NAVAL