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John Bligh


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth26.12.1735 - Gosport CSORN
First Known Service11.9.1759CSORN
Father
Richard BlighBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1748
ref:950
MotherAnn Worsley (1744-1797)ref:950
WifeElizabeth Titcher (1739-1822) - Married 20.7.1769 - Alverstoke, Hampshire ref:719
Son
Sir John BlighBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1821
ref:616
Brother
Sir Richard Rodney BlighBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1750-1813
ref:616
SisterSusanna (1739-?)ref:950
Last Known Service24.3.1783CSORN
Date of Death1795CSORN
Burial27.1.1795 - Alverstoke, Hampshire CSORN
Will Probated28.2.1795, PROB 11/1255/300

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
11.9.1759 LieutenantCSORN
30.5.1781 Action of 1781-05-30 
30.5.178119.6.1781
Crescent (28) 1778-1781
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
19.6.1781 Action of 1781-06-19 
1.12.1781 CommanderCSORN
6.7.178222.3.1783
Arundel (74) 1758-1801
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1780 Renamed "Arundel"
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/492
ADM 6/22


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