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)EWIKI
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
Commission 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
Commission confirmed 18.4.1749
ADM 6/17
4.2.175226.8.1755Advice (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
Commission 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 DockyardEWIKI
17781781Appointed Lieutenant Governor of Nova ScotiaEWIKI
1779 Succeeded as 2nd Baronet of East BergholtEWIKI
26.9.1780 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/22/177CSORN
17821783Princess Amelia (80), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-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
9.178310.4.1784Leander (52), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
17841786Adamant (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 RedBWAS-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

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ADM 6/86ADM 6/86 Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1744-1747 Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
PEERThe Peerage dot comVariousWeb Site
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages
Date postedByPage
Friday 20th of September 2019 04:19Tim OakleyDutch Privateer 'Flip' (1805)
Thursday 19th of September 2019 19:36AvMBritish Merchant merchantman 'Diana' (1799)
Thursday 19th of September 2019 19:28AvMBritish Merchant merchantman 'Diana' (1799)
Thursday 19th of September 2019 19:21AvMBritish Merchant merchantman 'Diana' (1799)
Thursday 19th of September 2019 19:14AvMBritish Merchant merchantman 'Diana' (1799)