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Hamilton Cuffe, 5th Earl of Desart (1848 - 1934)

Wikipedia contributors. " Hamilton Cuffe, 5th Earl of Desart ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the Brit...

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Maj. Robert Thompson MP (c.1622 - 1695)

Major Robert Thompson owned considerable property in both England and New England. He was very friendly with Oliver Cromwell and was Navy Commissioner from 1649 throughout the Interregnum, serving in 1...

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Commander John Shortland RN (1736 - 1803)

John Shortland (1739-1803), naval officer, was born near Plymouth, son of John Shortland, the senior member of a remarkable west of England family, six members of whom were associated with the coloniza...

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Admiral John Fulford R.N. (1809 - 1888)

John Fulford, born 16 Feb. 1809, is third son of Baldwin Fulford, Esq., of Great Fulford, co. Devon, Lieut.-Colonel of the Devon Militia, by Anna Maria, eldest daughter of the late Wm. Adams, Esq., of ...

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Samuel Featherstone, Commander R. N. (1758 - 1835)

Death Notice DEVON.- Jan. 12 At Plymouth, Commander Samuel Featherstone, (1790.) R.N. one of the oldest Freemen, and for many years one of the Common Council of that Borough. Source:

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Samuel Featherstone, Commander R. N. (1791 - 1871)

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Vice-Admiral Peter Frederick Shortland RN (1815 - 1888)

Shortland, Peter Frederick (1815-1888), naval officer, born on 15 November 1815, was the son of Captain Thomas George Shortland RN (1771-1827) and his wife, Elizabeth, née Tonkin. His brothers w...

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Commander Willoughby Shortland RN (1804 - 1869)

Shortland, Willoughby (1804-1869), naval officer and colonial administrator, born at Plymouth, Devon, on 30 September 1804, was the son of Captain Thomas George Shortland, of Courtlands, near Lympstone...

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Captain Thomas George Shortland, RN (1771 - 1827)

Shortland, Thomas George (1771-1827), naval officer, son of Commander John Shortland (1736-1804) and younger brother of Captain John Shortland (1769-1810), was born at Portsea, Hampshire, on 10 May 177...

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Captain John Shortland RN (1769 - 1810)

Shortland, John (1769-1810), naval officer, born on 5 September 1769, was the elder son of Commander John Shortland (1736-1804), with whom he has sometimes been confused; he was the elder brother of Th...

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Admiral Sir George Elliot (1813 - 1901)

) Admiral Sir George Augustus Elliot, KCB (25 September 1813 – 13 December 1901) was a British Royal Navy flag officer and politician. Naval career He was born in Calcutta, the son of Admi...

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Admiral Sir George Elliot, KCB (1784 - 1863)

Admiral Sir George Elliot, KCB (1 August 1784 – 24 June 1863), was a Royal Navy officer who served during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, and the First Opium War. Elliot was ...

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Lieut. Walter Vivian Butler, RN (1875 - 1900)

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Admiral Lord George Paulet MP (1803 - 1879)

From Lost Kingdom by Julia Flynn Siler Lord George Paulet - A renegade commander of a British frigate, he forced the first cession of the islands to a foreign power in 1843 - a move his superiors qui...

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Vice Admiral Robert FitzRoy (Captain of HMS Beagle) MP (1805 - 1865)

Vice-Admiral Robert FitzRoy RN (5 July 1805 – 30 April 1865) achieved lasting fame as the captain of HMS Beagle during Charles Darwin's famous voyage, and as a pioneering meteorologist who mad...

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Admiral Sir Richard Hawkins MP (c.1561 - 1622)

Admiral Sir Richard Hawkins (or Hawkyns) ONLY known CHILD of Admiral Sir John Hawkins by ANY wife, partner, or other. Admiral Sir Richard Hawkins (or Hawkyns) (c. 1562 – 17 April 1622) was a...

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Adm. Sir John Hawkins MP (c.1532 - 1595)

Francis Drake, son of Edmund Drake and one of twelve brothers, was brought up at the expense of and support of his relative, Sir Admiral John Hawkins. Francis Drake made his early voyages with Sir John...

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John Samways (1908 - 1941)

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Sir Richard King, 1st Baronet MP (1730 - 1806)

Family and Education b. 10 Aug. 1730, 3rd but 1st surv. s. of Curtis King, master attendant at Woolwich by Mary, da. of Lt. Benjamin Barnett, RN. m. 30 Nov. 1769, Susanna Margaretta, da. of William C...

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Augustus Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol (1724 - 1779)

Augustus John Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol, PC (19 May 1724 – 23 December 1779) was a British admiral and politician. Naval career Further information: Great Britain in the Seven Years ...

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Admiral Sir Charles Rowley, 1st Baronet MP (1770 - 1866)

Admiral Sir Charles Rowley GCB GCH (16 December 1770 – 10 October 1845) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth. Naval career Rowley joined the Royal ...

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James Scott (1774 - 1834)

Exhaustive research by David Scott of Australia has produced an intriguing background to James Scott's life. James died aged 60 in 1834, giving us an approximate birth year of 1774. Notes by two of h...

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William Edwardes, 3rd Baron Kensington (1801 - 1872)

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Admiral Sir Charles Knowles, 1st Baronet (c.1704 - 1777)

Sir Charles Knowles, 1st Baronet (c.1704 – 9 December 1777) was an officer of the Royal Navy, who saw service during the War of Jenkins' Ear, the wider War of the Austrian Succession, and the ...

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John Whyte-Melville-Skeffington, 13th Viscount Massereene and 6th Viscount Ferrard (1914 - 1992)

Wikipedia contributors. " John Whyte-Melville-Skeffington, 13th Viscount Massereene ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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Vice-Adm. Lord Hugh Seymour MP (1759 - 1801)

"Vice-Admiral Lord Hugh Seymour (29 April 1759 – 11 September 1801) was a senior British Royal Navy officer of the late 18th century who was the fifth son of Francis Seymour-Conway, 1st Marquess...

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John Neilson Gladstone (1807 - 1863)

Wikipedia contributors. " John Neilson Gladstone ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British Empire ....

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Admiral Hon. Sir Guy Russell, GBE, KCB, DSO (1898 - 1977)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Vice Admiral Sir Guy Russell, Commander in Chief Far East Station, leaves his old flagship HMS Glory in Kure, Japan, September 1951 Born 14 April 1898 Died 25 Se...

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John Russell, 3rd Baron Ampthill MP (1896 - 1973)

Captain John Hugo Russell , 3rd Baron Ampthill CBE (4 October 1896 – 3 June 1973) was a British peer who served in the Royal Navy in both the First and Second World Wars. First Nam...

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Richard Meade, 4th Earl of Clanwilliam MP (1832 - 1907)

"Admiral of the Fleet Richard James Meade, 4th Earl of Clanwilliam, GCB, KCMG (3 October 1832 – 4 August 1907), styled Lord Gillford until 1879, was a Royal Navy officer. As a junior officer, he...

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Admiral Sir Ragnar Musgrave Colvin KBE, CB (1882 - 1954)

Admiral Sir Ragnar Musgrave Colvin KBE, CB (7 May 1882 – 22 February 1954) was a long-serving Royal Navy officer who commanded the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) at the outbreak of the Second Wor...

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Admiral of the Fleet John Arbuthnot "Jacky" Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher of Kilverstone MP (1841 - 1920)

Admiral of the Fleet John Arbuthnot "Jacky" Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher of Kilverstone, GCB, OM, GCVO (25 January 1841 – 10 July 1920) was a British admiral known for his efforts at naval reform....

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Rear-Admiral Sir John Franklin KCH FRGS RN MP (1786 - 1847)

Sir John Franklin (1786-1847), knighted 1829 NEWS: ONE OF FRANKLIN'S SHIPS LOCATED: See: One of the outstanding explorers of the early 19th century, Admiral Franklin’s tragic end earned him ...

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Vice Admiral William Bligh, FRS, RN (1754 - 1817)

Vice Admiral William Bligh, FRS, RN (9 September 1754 – 7 December 1817) was an officer of the British Royal Navy and a colonial administrator. A notorious mutiny occurred during his command o...

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James Vashon (1742 - 1827)

James Vashon (9 August 1742 – 27 October 1827) was a British officer of the Royal Navy. He saw service during the Seven Years' War, the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary ...

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Admiral Thomas Alexander "Lord" Cochrane, 10th. Earl of Dundonald, 1st Marquess of Maranhão MP (1775 - 1860)

Admiral Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald, 1st Marquess of Maranhão, GCB, ODM (14 December 1775 – 31 October 1860), styled Lord Cochrane between 1778 and 1831, was a Scottish naval ...

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Admiral Sir William Sidney Smith, KCB, GCTE (1764 - 1840)

Admiral Sir William Sidney Smith, KCB, GCTE (21 June 1764 – 26 May 1840) was a British naval officer. Serving in the American and French revolutionary wars, he later rose to the rank of admira...

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Admiral Sir James Stirling (1791 - 1865)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Admiral Sir James Stirling RN (28 January 1791 – 22 April 1865) was a British naval officer and colonial administrator. His enthusiasm and persistence persuade...

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V.- Adm. Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood (1748 - 1810)

Vice Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood (26 September 1748 – 7 March 1810) was an admiral of the Royal Navy, notable as a partner with Lord Nelson in several of the British ...

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Admiral of the Fleet Sir George Cockburn, 10th Baronet of Langton, G.C.B. (1772 - 1853)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Admiral of the Fleet Sir George Cockburn, 10th Baronet GCB (22 April 1772 – 19 August 1853) was a British naval commander of the late 18th through the mid-19th...

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Vice-Admiral Sir Thomas Hardy, 1st Baronet GCB (1769 - 1839)

Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy, 1st Baronet GCB (5 April 1769 – 20 September 1839) was an officer of the Royal Navy. He served as flag captain to Admiral Lord Nelson, and commanded HMS Victory at ...

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Admiral Sir Edward Pellew, 1st Viscount Exmouth, GCB (1757 - 1833)

Admiral och Sir. Tjänstgjorde under Napoleonkrigen Tvillingbroder till Catharina Pellew First Viscount Exmouth Vigd 28 maj 1783 med Suzanna Frowde of Wiltshire at East Knowle Born 5 am 1...

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James Saumarez, 1st Baron De Saumarez (1757 - 1836)

NAME: JAMES SAUMAREZ..... LORD/ ADMIRAL.......BARON de SAUMAREZ SURNAME: Saumarez........... GIVEN NAMES: James ......*SEX: M BIRTH: 11 MAR 1757,Guernsey,Channel Islands DEATH: 9 OCT 1836 a...

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Captain James Cook MP (1728 - 1779)

Captain James Cook FRS RN (7 November [O.S. 27 October] 1728 – 14 February 1779) was an English explorer, navigator and cartographer, ultimately rising to the rank of Captain in the Royal Navy. ...

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Admiral of the Fleet Sir John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent (1735 - 1823)

In 1787 he attained flag rank, and in 1788 he married his cousin Martha Parker. With the outbreak of war with Revolutionary France (note: at this point France was not under Napoleon as Napoleon's cou...

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William IV of the United Kingdom MP (1765 - 1837)

a short summary from Wikipedia: William IV King of the United Kingdom Reign: 26 June 1830 – 20 June 1837 Coronation: 8 September 1831 Predecessor: George IV Successor: Victoria Kin...

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Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood (1724 - 1816)

Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood ( Butleigh, 12 December 1724 – London, 27 January 1816) was a British Admiral known particularly for his service in the American War of Independence and French R...

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Admiral Hon. Samuel Barrington, RN MP (1729 - 1800)

Admiral Hon. Samuel Barrington was born in 1729. He was the son of John Barrington, 1st Viscount Barrington of Ardglass and Anne Daines.1 He died in 1800. Admiral Hon. Samuel Barrington gained ...

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Admiral Richard Howe, 1st and last Earl Howe MP (1726 - 1799)

other possible birth dates are 19 March 1725 8 March 1726 another possible burial place (according to nndb website) is St. Paul's Cathedral, London, England ==================================...

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Adm. George Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney, KB (c.1718 - 1792)

George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney, KB (bap. 13 February 1718 – 24 May 1792) was a British naval officer. He is best known for his commands in the American War of Independence, particular...

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Admiral Edward Boscawen, PC (1711 - 1761)

Admiral Edward Boscawen, PC (19 August 1711 – 10 January 1761) was an Admiral in the Royal Navy and Member of Parliament for the borough of Truro, Cornwall. He is known principally for his var...

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Admiral of the Fleet Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke KB, PC (c.1705 - 1781)

Admiral of the Fleet Edward Hawke, 1st Baron Hawke KB, PC (21 February 1705 – 16 October 1781) was an officer of the Royal Navy. He is best remembered for his service during the Seven Years' W...

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Admiral George Anson, 1st and last Lord Anson (1697 - 1762)

Admiral of the Fleet George Anson, 1st Baron Anson PC, FRS, RN (23 April 1697 – 6 June 1762) was a British admiral and a wealthy aristocrat, noted for his circumnavigation of the globe and his...

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Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich MP (1625 - 1672)

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, KG FRS (27 July 1625 – 28 May 1672) was an English Infantry officer who later became a naval officer and a politician who sat in the House of Commons at var...

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Admiral Sir William Penn, MP MP (1621 - 1670)

Sir William Penn (23 April 1621 – 16 September 1670) was an English admiral, and the father of William Penn, founder of the Province of Pennsylvania. Penn was born in St. Thomas Parish, Bris...

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General at Sea Robert Blake ('Father of the Royal Navy') MP (1598 - 1657)

Robert Blake (1598 – 17 August 1657) was one of the most important military commanders of the Commonwealth of England and one of the most famous English admirals of the 17th century. Blake is ...

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Martin Frobisher MP (1535 - 1594)

Sir Martin Frobisher (c. 1535 or 1539 – 15 November 1594[1]) was an English seaman and notable sailor in the British Royal Navy. He made three voyages to the New World to look for the Northwest ...

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Sir Humphrey Gilbert MP (c.1539 - 1583)

Sir Humphrey Gilbert (c. 1539 – 9 September 1583) [1] was an English adventurer, explorer, member of parliament, and soldier from Devon, who served the crown during the reign of Queen Elizabeth ...

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Vice Admiral Sir Francis Drake MP (c.1540 - 1596)

Alternate date: He his said to have died in January 1596, but his will is dated April 10, 1661. -=-=-=-=-=- Sir Francis Drake, Vice Admiral (1540 – 27 January 1596) was an English sea capt...

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Rear Admiral Isaac Smith (1753 - 1831)

Isaac Smith (1752–1831) was a Rear Admiral in the Royal Navy and cousin of the wife of Captain James Cook, with whom he sailed on two voyages of exploration in the South Pacific. Smith was the f...

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William Hills, Lieutenant R.N. (1739 - 1777)

Birth April 1739, Baptism Nov 1740 in Meopham, Kent, England. [source: familysearch.org - Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C13500-4, System Origin: England-ODM, GS Film number: 992509] 1772, 3d. of ...

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Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, KB MP (1758 - 1805)

for basic details. (Note: Multiple revisions needed to find the best way to express his official title in the space allowed in Suffix!) Nelson was born at the Rectory of Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, East...

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John Barker, Rear-Admiral of the Red, R.N. (c.1706 - 1776)

Served in the Mediterranean under the command of Admiral Boscowen. 19 Sept 1745 Captain of HMS Gibraltar 1746 as Captain of HMS Gibraltar, participated in the convoy of Hessian troops ordered to Sc...

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George Hills, Rear-Admiral R.N. (1777 - 1850)

George was the youngest of ten children, born while the family lived in Dover, Kent - one of the Cinque Ports ("Wikipedia" - "The Confederation of Cinque Ports was originally formed for military and tr...

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