Sir Chichester Fortescue

NationalityBritish 
RolesSailor 
Date of Birth1750/06/07EWIKI
Place of BirthIreland EWIKI
FatherChichester Fortescue (1718-1757) 
MotherElizabeth Colley Wesley 
CousinArthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington 
Date of Death1820/03/22EWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
Lieutenant, 1773/06/26CSORN
Commander, 1779/10/23CSORN
1779/10/231781/07Scourge As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
Captain, 1780/11/02CSORN
1781/071783/01Grana As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
Appointed Ulster Kings of Arms, 1788EWIKI
Appointed Knight Bachelor, 1788/02/21TKE2
1798 Elected to represent Trim in the Irish House of Commons, until 1800EWIKI
Superannuated Rear-Admiral, 1799/03/05CSORN

Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
EWIKI WikipediaVariousWeb Site
CSORN Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
TKE2 The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IIWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
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