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Richard Graves


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1758CSORN
First Known Service24.12.1775CSORN
FatherRev. John Graves (1709-1770)E-WIKI
MotherJane Hudson (d.1788)E-WIKI
WifeLouisa Carolina Colleton (d.1822)RNB1823
SonSamuel ColletonRNB1823
DaughterUnknown [Radcliffe]RNB1823
DaughterUnknown [Vandersmissen]RNB1823
DaughterSeptima Sexta [Colleton] (d.1831)RNB1823
Uncle
Samuel GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1783
ref:950
Brother
Samuel GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1803
RNB1823
Brother
John GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1805
RNB1823
Brother
Sir Thomas GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1812
RNB1823
Last Known Service18.6.1804CSORN
Date of Death12.3.1836 - Paris ref:768
Will Probated22.4.1836, PROB 11/1860/270

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
24.12.1775 LieutenantBWAS-1714
29.8.1781 CaptainBWAS-1714
29.8.178118.10.1783
Belisarius (20) 1781-1783
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/482
Issued by , North America
Confirmed 19.6.1782
ADM 6/22
18.6.1804 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralBWAS-1714


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Posted by Bob Brooks on Tuesday 18th of June 2013 15:39

Richard Graves' initial commission on 24 Dec 1774 was as 3d Lieut., HMS Renown, 4th/50, commissioned by his uncle, VAdm Samuel Graves, CinC North America (confirmed by Admiralty on 19 Mar 1776 [ADM 6/21, p.170]). His next commission was by Admiralty 16 Sep 1777 as 3d Lieut., HMS Panther, 4th/60, flagship of RAdm Robert Duff, CinC Mediterranean (ADM 6/21, p. 312)

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