Sir Chichester Fortescue

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth7.6.1750 - Ireland - British Isles EWIKI
First Known Service26.6.1773EWIKI
FatherChichester Fortescue (1718-1757)EWIKI
MotherElizabeth Colley WesleyEWIKI
CousinArthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of WellingtonEWIKI
Last Known Service5.3.1799EWIKI
Date of Death22.3.1820EWIKI

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
26.6.1773 Lieutenant ADM 6/20/522CSORN
23.10.1779 Commander ADM 6/22/40CSORN
23.10.17792.11.1780Scourge (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/40BWAS-1714
2.11.1780 Captain ADM 6/22/191CSORN
2.11.17802.7.1781Princess Augusta (6), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/191ADM 6/22
2.7.17811.1783Grana (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/307BWAS-1714
17881820Appointed Ulster Kings of ArmsEWIKI
21.2.1788 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE2
1798 Elected to represent Trim in the Irish House of Commons, until 1800EWIKI
5.3.1799 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralCSORN


EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
TKE2The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IIWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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