Sir Chichester Fortescue


NationalityBritish 
RolesSailor 
Date of Birth1750/06/07 - Ireland EWIKI
First Known Service1773/06/26EWIKI
FatherChichester Fortescue (1718-1757)EWIKI
MotherElizabeth Colley WesleyEWIKI
CousinArthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of WellingtonEWIKI
Last Known Service1799/03/05EWIKI
Date of Death1820/03/22EWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1773/06/26 LieutenantCSORN
1779/10/23 CommanderCSORN
1779/10/231781/07Scourge (16), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1780/11/02 CaptainCSORN
1781/071783/01Grana (24), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17881820Appointed Ulster Kings of ArmsEWIKI
1788/02/21 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE2
1798 Elected to represent Trim in the Irish House of Commons, until 1800EWIKI
1799/03/05 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralCSORN

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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