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Hugh Pigot


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth28.5.1722CSORN
First Known Service9.5.1735CSORN
A.K.A.PygotRNLPC
FatherRichard Pigot (bap. 1679, d. 1729)ODNB
WifeElizabeth le Neve - Married c.1749HPO
WifeFrances Wrottesley (d. 1811) - Married 1768HPO
SonUnknownHPO
DaughterUnknownHPO
SonUnknownHPO
DaughterUnknownHPO
DaughterUnknownHPO
Last Known Service24.9.1787CSORN
Date of Death15.12.1792CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
5.11.1741 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/452RNLPC
9.2.1741/42 LieutenantCSORN
2.11.1745 CommanderADM 6/17
2.11.174521.4.1746
Vulcan (16) 1745-1749
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/16
ADM 6/17
22.4.1746 CaptainCSORN
22.4.174614.4.1747
Centaur (20) 1746-1761
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/94
BWAS-1714
14.4.174718.2.1748/49
Ludlow Castle (44) 1744-1771
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/455
Issued by
Edward LeggeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1747
, Barbados
Confirmed 14.4.1749
BWAS-1714
20.2.175529.1.1759
York (60) 1753-1772
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/139
BWAS-1714
6.6.175827.7.1758The Siege of Louisbourg 
30.1.175923.2.1763
Royal William (84) 1757-1813
British 84 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/29
BWAS-1714
29.3.176111.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 
2.3.176812.10.1774Elected a Member of Parliament for PenrynHPO
8.1.177113.5.1771
Triumph (74) 1764-1850
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/332
BWAS-1714
31.3.1775 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
7.12.1775 Vice-Admiral of the BlueADM 6/21
29.1.1778 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
16.2.17785.4.1784Elected a Member of Parliament for BridgnorthHPO
26.9.1780 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1.4.178230.12.1783Appointed Lord Commissioner of the AdmiraltyOHMB4
24.4.1782 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
24.4.1782 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Barbados & the Leeward Islands ADM 6/22/457ADM 6/22
c.13.7.17829.1783
Formidable (98) 1777-1813
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral ADM 107/3/185
BWAS-1714
24.9.1787 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
26.9.1787 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — English Channel ADM 6/23/418ADM 6/23


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