Sir Charles Hardy


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1716 - Portsmouth TRN3
First Known Service4.2.1730/31TRN3
FatherSir Charles Hardy (c.1680-1744)ref:676
MotherElizabeth Burchettref:676
WifeMary Tate (d.1750)ref:676
WifeCatherine Stanyan (d.1801)ref:676
Son Charles Hardy (d.1781)ref:676
Son Charles Temple Hardy (1765-1714)ref:676
Brother John Hardy (c.1720-1796)ref:676
Last Known Service25.12.1762TRN3
Date of Death18.5.1780TRN3
Cause of DeathApoplectic fitTRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
4.2.1730/311732Salisbury (50), Volunteerref:676
26.3.1737 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/62ADM 6/15
13.4.173914.7.1739Portland (50), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/15/171ADM 6/15
27.9.17406.10.1740Boyne (80), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/15/337ADM 6/15
9.6.1741 Commander ADM 6/15/426CSORN
9.6.174110.8.1741Rupert's Prize (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/426BWAS-1714
10.8.1741 Captain ADM 6/15/442CSORN
10.8.174112.4.1744Rye (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/442BWAS-1714
1744 Appointed Governor of NewfoundlandE-WIKI
30.4.174431.5.1748Jersey (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/303BWAS-1714
26.7.1745 Jersey v St Esprit 
7.1749 Married Maryref:676
1755 Appointed Knight BachelorE-WIKI
17551757Appointed Governor of New YorkE-WIKI
4.6.1756 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/18/278CSORN
6.1757 Sutherland (50), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 107/1/204BWAS-1714
7.1757 Invincible (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 107/1/204BWAS-1714
31.1.1758 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/18/480ADM 6/18
6.175810.1758Royal William (84), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/18/204BWAS-1714
6.6.175827.7.1758The Siege of Louisbourg 
27.10.1758 Action of 27 October 1758 
4.1.1759 Catherine Stanyan (3 sons, 2 daughters)ref:676
14.2.1759 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/19/36CSORN
6.175910.1759Foudroyant (80), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 107/1/204BWAS-1714
20.11.1759 Commanded the Van Division at the Battle of Quiberon Bay 
176225.2.1763Union (90), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
9.176225.12.1762Hero (74), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 107/1/204BWAS-1714
21.10.1762 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/19/445CSORN
17641768Elected a Member of Parliament for Rochesterref:676
18.10.1770 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/20/302CSORN
30.9.177118.5.1780Appointed Governor of Greenwich Hospital at Greenwich Hospital ADM 73/36/2022ADM 73/36
29.1.1778 Admiral of the White ADM 6/21/359CSORN
19.3.177918.5.1780Appointed Commander-in-Chief — English Channel ADM 6/21/525ADM 6/21
19.3.177918.5.1780Victory (100), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the White ADM 107/1/204W009


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