Sir Richard Hughes (1st Baronet of East Bergholt)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1708 - Deptford ref:541
First Known Service26.8.1721ref:541
FatherRichard Hughes (1670-1756)ref:541
MotherMary LoaderPEER
WifeJoanne CollyerPEER
DaughterMary [Collingwood] (d.1824)PEER
DaughterSarahPEER
SonSir Richard Hughes (2nd Baronet of East Bergholt) (c.1724-1812)EWIKI
SonRev. Robert (1739-1814), 3rd Bt.PEER
BrotherRobert Hughes (d.1774)PEER
Last Known Service2.4.1754ref:541
Date of Death1779 - Southampton ref:541

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
18.12.1725 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
28.7.1726 Lieutenant ADM 6/13/125CSORN
20.4.172725.7.1728Grafton (70), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/13/140ADM 6/13
26.7.17288.2.1728/29Cornwall (80), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/14/211ADM 6/13
15.2.1732/336.5.1735Sunderland (60), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/14/134ADM 6/14
7.5.173516.10.1735Britannia (100), Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/15/211ADM 6/14
3.7.1739 Commander ADM 6/15/194CSORN
3.7.173923.10.1740Anne Galley (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/194BWAS-1714
24.10.1740 Captain ADM 6/16/138CSORN
24.10.174023.7.1742Dursley Galley (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/138
Commission confirmed 24.1.1742/43
BWAS-1714
10.7.1741 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Portsmouth ADM 6/15/434ADM 6/15
25.7.174212.1.1743/44Faversham (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.4.174431.8.1744Chatham (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
18.8.174425.10.1748Essex (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/323
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750)
Commission confirmed 23.2.1747/48
BWAS-1714
10.1.17532.4.1754Fougueux (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/52BWAS-1714
12.2.175425.8.1773Appointed Resident Commissioner at Portsmouth Dockyardref:571
17.7.1773 Created 1st Baronet of East BergholtEWIKI

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:541Turetskaya Flota v Matapanskuyu Srazheniyu 1717 Web Site
PEERThe Peerage dot comVariousWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ref:571Koninklijke Marine Web Site

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