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Hughes, Richard

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Title Admiral (RN)
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Birth 00/00/1729 Death 05/01/1812
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He attended the Royal Academy Portsmouth UK. He entered the Royal Navy in 1742. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RN (With seniority dated 02/04/1745). He was appointed as a Commander RN (With seniority dated 06/02/1756). He was appointed as a Captain RN (With seniority dated 10/11/1756). He was the Resident Commissioner of the Navy at Halifax Nova Scotia in 1778 and Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia in 1778. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral of the Blue (With seniority dated 26/09/1780). He was apointed as a Commander-in-Chief the Downs 1781. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral of the Red (With seniority dated 24/09/1787). He was appointed as the Commander-in-Chief in the river St. Lawrence along the coast of Nova Scotia the Islands of St. John and HMCS Cape Breton and in the Bay of Fundy 1789. He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral of the Blue (With seniority dated 21/09/1790). He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral of the White (With seniority dated 01/02/1793). He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral of the Red (With seniority dated 12/04/1794). He was appointed as a Admiral of the White (With seniority dated 14/02/1799). He was appointed as a Admiral of the Red (With seniority dated 09/11/1805). (He was retired in 1794.)
 
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References
MacFarlane, John M. (1994);
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2011-01-09

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