Sir Hugh Palliser (1st Baronet)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth26.2.1721/22 - Kirk Deighton, Yorkshire TRN3
First Known Service3.5.1735TRN3
FatherHugh Palliser (1671-?)CCSU
MotherMary Robinson (1693-?)CCSU
WifeAnne ThomasCCSU
Illegitimate Son George Thomas (d.1829)CCSU
SisterRebecca [Walters]CCSU
SisterMaryCCSU
SisterAlice [Clough]CCSU
SisterUrsula [Fletcher] (1725-1796)CCSU
Last Known Service1779TRN3
Date of Death19.3.1796 - The Vache, Nr. Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire TRN3
Will Probated1.4.1796, PROB 10/7388/2

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
12.5.1741 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/425RNLPC
18.9.1741 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/458CSORN
25.11.1746 Captain ADM 6/17/175CSORN
25.11.17465.5.1748Captain (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/175BWAS-1714
9.17476.5.1748Sutherland (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
20.12.174810.5.1750Sheerness (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/424ADM 6/17
31.3.175317.9.1755Seahorse (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/64BWAS-1714
17.9.175515.2.1758Eagle (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/194BWAS-1714
30.5.1757 Action of 30 May 1757 
7.3.17582.3.1763Shrewsbury (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/493BWAS-1714
5.6.175812.6.1758Raid on Saint-Malo 
13.3.17644.3.1766Guernsey (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/15BWAS-1714
30.4.1764 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Newfoundland ADM 6/20/24ADM 6/20
17651769Appointed Governor of NewfoundlandHPO
5.3.1766 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Newfoundland ADM 6/20/110ADM 6/20
2.4.17665.1.1769Guernsey (50), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1714
6.8.177012.4.1775Appointed Comptroller of the NavyOHMB7
6.8.1773 Created 1st BaronetHPO
3.10.17742.1779Elected a Member of Parliament for ScarboroughHPO
31.3.1775 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/21/83CSORN
12.4.177522.4.1779Appointed Lord Commissioner of the AdmiraltyOHMB
7.12.1775 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/21/155ADM 6/21
23.1.1778 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/21/356CSORN
29.1.1778 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/21/360CSORN
29.1.17781779Ocean (90), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 107/1/259BWAS-1714
2.17781779Formidable (98), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 107/1/259BWAS-1714
27.7.1778 Commanded the Rear at the 1st Battle of Ushant 
20.9.178019.3.1796Appointed Governor of Greenwich Hospital at Greenwich Hospital ADM 73/36/2058ADM 73/36
26.9.1780 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/22/175CSORN
20.11.178031.3.1784Elected a Member of Parliament for HuntingdonHPO
24.9.1787 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/23/415ADM 6/23
1.2.1793 Admiral of the White ADM 6/24/200CSORN


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