Sir Richard Hughes (2nd Baronet of East Bergholt)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1724ADM 6/86
First Known Service7.4.1739CSORN
FatherSir Richard Hughes (1st Baronet of East Bergholt) (1708-1779)E-WIKI
MotherJoanne CollyerPEER
WifeJane SloanePEER
DaughterRose Mary [Browne]PEER
SisterMary [Collingwood] (d.1824)PEER
SisterSarahPEER
BrotherRev. Robert (1739-1814), 3rd Bt.PEER
Last Known Service9.11.1805CSORN
Date of Death4.1.1812TRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1.4.1745 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 6/86/205RNLPC
2.4.1745 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/338CSORN
9.1.1747/485.8.1748Boyne (80), Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/457
Issued by The Hon. John Byng (1704-1757), The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 18.4.1749
ADM 6/17
5.8.17481.5.1749Superb (60), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/17/457
Issued by The Hon. John Byng (1704-1757), The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 18.4.1749
ADM 6/17
4.2.1751/5226.8.1755Advice (50), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/18/24ADM 6/18
26.8.17556.2.1756Swiftsure (68), First Lieutenant ADM 6/18/190ADM 6/18
6.2.1756 Commander ADM 6/18/232CSORN
6.2.175610.11.1756Spy (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/233BWAS-1714
10.11.1756 Captain ADM 6/18/321CSORN
10.11.175613.1.1758Hind (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/321BWAS-1714
13.1.175821.2.1759Active (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/470BWAS-1714
5.6.175812.6.1758Raid on Saint-Malo 
21.2.17591.1.1760Falmouth (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/38BWAS-1714
1.1.17601.2.1761York (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/342
Issued by George Pocock (1705/6-1792), East Indies
Confirmed 12.8.1761
BWAS-1714
11.11.17616.12.1762Portland (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/362BWAS-1714
4.4.176325.8.1766Boreas (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/478BWAS-1714
20.5.176724.5.1770Firm (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/168BWAS-1714
8.1.17718.1.1774Worcester (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/332BWAS-1714
26.10.177614.2.1778Centaur (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/222BWAS-1714
1778 Appointed Resident Commissioner at Halifax DockyardE-WIKI
17781781Appointed Lieutenant Governor of Nova ScotiaE-WIKI
1779 Succeeded as 2nd Baronet of East BergholtE-WIKI
26.9.1780 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/22/177CSORN
17829.1783Princess Amelia (80), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 107/3/58BWAS-1714
20.10.1782 Commanded the The Rearguard Squadron - Lead Division at the Battle of Cape Spartel 
12.6.1783 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Barbados & the Leeward Islands ADM 6/23/83ADM 6/23
9.1783c.10.4.1784Leander (52), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
1784bef.15.9.1786Adamant (50), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
24.9.1787 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/23/416CSORN
10.2.17891.1792Adamant (50), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/23/58BWAS-1714
10.4.17891792Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Nova Scotia ADM 6/23/519ADM 6/23
21.9.1790 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/24/68CSORN
1.2.1793 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/24/200CSORN
12.4.1794 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/25/30CSORN
14.2.1799 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
9.11.1805 Admiral of the RedCSORN


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