Sir Richard Hughes (1st Baronet of East Bergholt)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1708 - Deptford ref:541
First Known Service26.8.1721ref:541
Father Richard 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)E-WIKI
SonRev. Robert (1739-1814), 3rd Bt.PEER
Brother Robert Hughes (c.1716-1774)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 Examination ADM 107/3/156RNLPC
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
10.2.1742/4311.2.1742/43Battle of Toulon 
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), The Mediterranean Sea
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 BergholtE-WIKI


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