Richard Hughes


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor, Administrator 
Date of Birth1670 - Titchfield, Hampshireref:541
First Known Service23.3.1688/89CSORN
A.K.A.HughRNLPC
WifeMary LoaderPEER
SonSir Richard Hughes (1st Baronet of East Bergholt) (1708-1779)ref:541
Son Robert Hughes (c.1716-1774)
Brother Robert Hughes (d.1728/29)
Last Known Service1754CSORN
Date of Death12.11.1756 - Deptford ref:541

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
23.3.1688/8927.3.1690Phoenix (42), Captain's Servant ADM 107/1/25ADM 107/1
27.3.16902.11.1691Phoenix (42), Volunteer ADM 107/1/25ADM 107/1
2.11.169115.6.1692Elizabeth (70), Able Seaman ADM 107/1/25ADM 107/1
19.5.1692 Battle of Barfleur 
15.6.16924.7.1693Elizabeth (70), Midshipman ADM 107/1/25ADM 107/1
10.1.1692/93 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/1/25RNLPC
4.7.1693 LieutenantCSORN
7.5.16953.9.1695London (96), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/3/55ADM 6/3
3.9.169510.10.1697Queen (100), Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/3/75ADM 6/3
26.3.16981.4.1699Griffin (28), Lieutenant ADM 6/5/13ADM 6/5
1.4.16999.5.1699Romney (54), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/5/44ADM 6/5
9.5.169914.3.1699/1700Revenge (70), First Lieutenant ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/5
27.2.1700/17.3.1700/1Somerset (80), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/6/62ADM 6/6
7.3.1700/116.1.1701/2Triumph (90), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/6/70ADM 6/6
16.1.1701/219.6.1702Royal Sovereign (100), First Lieutenant ADM 6/6/133ADM 6/6
19.6.1702 CaptainCSORN
19.6.17027.9.1702Triumph (90), Second Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/62
Commission confirmed 25.11.1702
BWAS-1714
7.9.170220.1.1702/3Newport (24), Captain and Master and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/62
Commission confirmed 11.11.1702
ADM 6/7
22.2.1702/32.3.1702/3Hector (42), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/91ADM 6/7
2.3.1702/326.7.1703Association (90), Second Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/101BWAS-1603
26.7.170324.1.1704/5Poole (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/49
Commission confirmed 11.2.1703/4
ADM 6/8
24.1.1704/58.3.1704/5Dunkirk (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/142ADM 6/8
8.3.1704/517.10.1705Royal Anne (100), Second Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/161BWAS-1714
17.10.170522.3.1709/10Chatham (54), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/197BWAS-1603
22.3.1709/105.11.1710Somerset (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/268
Commission confirmed 6.8.1713
BWAS-1714
5.11.17102.9.1714Stirling Castle (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/268
Commission confirmed 6.8.1713
BWAS-1603
2.3.1714/1527.3.1716Plymouth (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/30BWAS-1603
23.2.1716/1724.3.1716/17Devonshire (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/91ADM 6/12
24.3.1716/173.4.1717Royal Oak (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/96ADM 6/12
3.4.17176.7.1717Shrewsbury (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/107
Commission confirmed 26.11.1717
ADM 6/12
6.7.171713.3.1717/18Royal Oak (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/107ADM 6/12
28.7.171915.1.1719/20Monck (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/176BWAS-1603
12.1.1719/2027.1.1720/21Nottingham (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/188BWAS-1714
27.1.1720/2124.10.1721Chichester (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/231BWAS-1603
22.4.17231.9.1727Edinburgh (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/13/54BWAS-1714
26.7.172812.4.1729Cornwall (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/211BWAS-1714
5.5.172912.2.1754Appointed Resident Commissioner at Portsmouth Dockyard 
26.6.17331754Appointed Governor of Royal Naval Academy ADM 6/14/147ADM 6/14


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Posted by George Steinbach on Saturday 23rd of November 2013 06:30

Captain Richard Hughes (b. abt 1670, d. 11 Nov 1856, buried 19 Nov 1756 at St Nicholas, Deptford, Kent) was Commissioner of the Portsmouth Dockyard from 1729 to 1754. Some of the ship assignments on your website for this RN Captain are incorrect.


Posted by George Steinbach on Saturday 23rd of November 2013 06:29

Captain Richard Hughes (b. abt 1670, d. 11 Nov 1756, buried 19 Nov 1756 at St Nicholas, Deptford) was Commissioner of the Portsmouth Dockyard from 1729 to 1754. Some of your ship assignments for this RN Officer are incorrect.


Posted by George Steinbach on Saturday 23rd of November 2013 06:29

Captain Richard Hughes (b. abt 1670, d. 11 Nov 1756, buried 19 Nov 1756 at St Nicholas, Deptford) was Commissioner of the Portsmouth Dockyard from 1729 to 1754. Some of your ship assignments for this RN Officer are incorrect.

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