Hughes, Edward, Sir, approximately 1720-1794

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1720
Death 1794

Biographical notes:

British admiral.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Madras, to Sir Philip Francis, 1780 July 03. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269530135

1735 entered the Royal Navy; 1735-1741 based in the Caribbean, fought in the War of Jenkins' Ear; 1744-1746 based in the Western Mediterranean; fought in the War of the Austrian Succession; 1757-1760 based in North America; 1773-1777 commander-in-chief in the East Indies; 1778 rear-admiral of the blue; 1778-1785 commander-in-chief in the East Indies, fought the French as part of the American Revolutionary War; 1778 KCB; 1793 admiral of the blue

Epithet: Admiral

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001244.0x0002cc

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Places:

  • Masulipatam, Madras (as recorded)
  • Canton, Kwangtung, China (as recorded)
  • Negapatam, India (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Arcot State, India (as recorded)
  • Pondicherry, India (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • Tanjore, Madras (as recorded)
  • Carnatic, India (as recorded)
  • Netherlands, Europe (as recorded)
  • Bombay, India (as recorded)
  • Hyderabad State, India (as recorded)
  • Tanjore, India (as recorded)