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Sir Richard Hughes (2nd Baronet of East Bergholt)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1724ADM 6/86
First Known Service7.4.1739CSORN
Father
Sir Richard Hughes (1st Baronet of East Bergholt)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1754
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
9.1.1747/485.8.1748
Boyne (80) 1739-1763
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/457
Issued by
The Hon. John ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1757
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 18.4.1749
ADM 6/17
5.8.17481.5.1749
Superb (60) 1736-1757
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant ADM 6/17/457
Issued by
The Hon. John ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1757
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 18.4.1749
ADM 6/17
4.2.1751/5226.8.1755
Advice (50) 1746-1756
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant ADM 6/18/24
ADM 6/18
26.8.17556.2.1756
Swiftsure (68) 1750-1773
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant ADM 6/18/190
ADM 6/18
6.2.1756 Commander ADM 6/18/232CSORN
6.2.175610.11.1756
Spy (10) 1756-1773
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/233
BWAS-1714
10.11.1756 Captain ADM 6/18/321CSORN
10.11.175613.1.1758
Hind (24) 1749-1784
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/321
BWAS-1714
13.1.175821.2.1759
Active (28) 1758-1778
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/470
BWAS-1714
5.6.175812.6.1758Raid on Saint-Malo 
21.2.17591.1.1760
Falmouth (50) 1752-1765
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/38
BWAS-1714
1.1.17601.2.1761
York (60) 1753-1772
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/342
Issued by
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
, East Indies
Confirmed 12.8.1761
BWAS-1714
11.11.17616.12.1762
Portland (50) 1744-1763
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/362
BWAS-1714
4.4.176325.8.1766
Boreas (28) 1757-1770
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/478
BWAS-1714
20.5.176724.5.1770
Firm (74) 1759-1791
British 74 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/168
BWAS-1714
8.1.17718.1.1774
Worcester (64) 1769-1816
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1788 Renamed "Worcester Hulk"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/332
BWAS-1714
26.10.177614.2.1778
Centaur (74) 1759-1782
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/222
BWAS-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
17829.1783
Princess Amelia (80) 1757-1788
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 107/3/58
BWAS-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.10.4.1784
Leander (52) 1780-1798
British 52 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
1784bef.15.9.1786
Adamant (50) 1780-1814
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
24.9.1787 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/23/416CSORN
10.2.17891.1792
Adamant (50) 1780-1814
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/23/58
BWAS-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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