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Graves, Samuel

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Title Admiral (RN)
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Birth 00/00/1713 Death 00/00/1787
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He was appointed as a Lieutenant RN (With seniority dated 03/03/1740). He was appointed as a Captain RN (With seniority dated 11/09/1744). He served in H.M.S. Barfleur (In command) 1757 (He was present Battle of Basque Roads). He served in H.M.S. Duke (In command) 1759 (He was present at the action in Quiberon Bay). He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral of the Blue RN (With seniority dated 21/10/1762). He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral of the Red RN (With seniority dated 18/10/1770). He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral of the Blue RN (With seniority dated 24/10/1770). He was appointed as the Commander-in-Chief of HM Ships and Vessels in North America (Flag in H.M.S. Preston) 1774. (As Commander-in-Chief North America he attempted to carry out the Boston Port Act of 1774.). He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral of the White RN (With seniority dated 31/03/1775). He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral of the Red RN (With seniority dated 05/02/1776). He was appointed as a Admiral of the Blue RN (With seniority dated 29/01/1778). He was appointed as a Admiral of the White RN (With seniority dated 08/04/1782).
 
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References
MacFarlane, John M. (1994);
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2011-01-31

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