Downs commander-in-chief 1777-1815

1777-78  Commodore John Elliot 1778-79  Vice-Admiral Matthew Buckle 1779-82  Vice-Admiral Francis William Drake 1780 -81 Rear-Admiral John Evans* 1781-82  Rear-Admiral Sir Richard Hughes * 1782-90  Station not active 1790-91  Rear-Admiral Sir Richard King 1791-93...

East Indies Commander-in-Chief 1773-1862

1773-77      Commodore Sir Edward Hughes 1776-80      Commodore Sir Edward Vernon 1779-84      Rear-Admiral Sir Edward Hughes 1783-86      Commodore Andrew Mitchell 1786-88      No Naval presence 1788-93      Commodore Hon. William Cornwallis 1793-94      No Naval...

Halifax Commander-in-Chief 1776-1853

1776-78 Captain Sir George Collier 1778       Captain Charles Feilding 1778-79 Captain Sir George Collier 1780-83 Captain Sir Andrew Hamond 1783-85 Captain Sir Charles Douglas 1785-89 Commodore Herbert Sawyer 1789-92 Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Hughes 1792-94 1794-97...

1778 Overview

  On 6 February France signed a friendship and commercial treaty with the American Congress, and a month later officially advised the British government that it considered the colonials had already won their independence. War between Great Britain and France was...

Members of Parliament

Here is a list of individuals from the Officer Biography Section who served as Members of Parliament.   Edward Henry A’Court        1820 – 1831, 1837 – 1847 Sir Charles Adam        1831 – 1841 Sir Edmund Affleck        1782 – 1788...

Honours

Here is a list of the honours inherited or earned by the officers who will appear in the Officer Biography section: Officer Year Award Reason Sir Charles Adam 1835 K.C.B. Service Sir Edmund Affleck 1782 Baronet Battle of the Saintes Sir Francis Austen 1837 K.C.B....

North Sea Commander-in-Chief 1781, 1795-1815

1782        Commodore Hon. Keith Stewart 1781-82   Vice-Admiral Sir Hyde Parker 1783-95   No Squadron present 1795-00   Admiral Viscount Duncan 1800-02   Vice-Admiral Archibald Dickson 1803-07   Admiral Lord Keith 1807-10   Admiral Thomas Macnamara Russell 1809-10  ...

Leeward Islands Commander-in-Chief 1775-1853

1775-78   Vice-Admiral James Young 1778-79   Rear-Admiral Hon. Samuel Barrington 1779         Vice-Admiral Hon John Byron 1779-80   Rear-Admiral Sir Hyde Parker 1780-81   Admiral Sir George Rodney 1781-82   Rear-Admiral Sir Samuel Hood 1782         Admiral Sir George...

Portsmouth Commander-in-Chief 1774-1860

1774-77   Vice-Admiral Sir James Douglas 1777-83   Admiral Sir Thomas Pye 1779         Rear-Admiral Sir Edward Hughes * 1783-86   Admiral John Montagu 1787-88   Vice-Admiral Lord Hood 1789-92   Vice Admiral Robert Roddam 1792-93   Vice-Admiral Lord Hood 1793-99  ...

Plymouth Commander-in-Chief 1776-1860

1776-77   Vice-Admiral John Amherst 1777-83   Vice-Admiral Lord Shuldham 1783-86   Vice-Admiral Mark Milbanke 1787-90   Vice-Admiral Thomas Graves 1790-92   Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bickerton 1792-93   Rear-Admiral Phillips Cosby 1794-96   Admiral Sir Richard King...

Newfoundland Commander-in-Chief 1772-1841

1772-74   Commodore Molyneaux Shuldham 1775         Rear-Admiral Robert Duff 1776-78   Vice-Admiral John Montagu 1779-81   Rear-Admiral Richard Edwards 1782-85   Vice-Admiral John Campbell 1786-88   Rear-Admiral John Elliot 1789-91   Vice-Admiral Mark Milbanke...

Cape Commander-in-Chief 1795-1852

1795-96   Vice-Admiral George Keith Elphinstone 1796-98   Rear-Admiral Thomas Pringle 1798        Rear-Admiral Sir Hugh Christian 1799-03   Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Curtis 1803-06   Dutch Colony 1806-07   Commodore Sir Home Popham 1807-08   Rear-Admiral Charles Stirling...