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Richard Onslow
(1741-1817)

Richard Onslow was born on 23 Jun 1741 and died on 27 Dec 1817. He served in the Royal Navy.

He married Anne Michell in 1773.

Sons who served as naval officers: John James Onslow

Honors:

Baronet on 30 Oct 1797

Ranks:

Lt (1758)
Cdr (1761)
Capt (1762)
RAdm W (1793)
RAdm R (1794)
VAdm W (1794)
VAdm R (1795)
Adm B (1799)
Adm R (1805)

Ship Ranks:

Captain on the Bellona from 1779 to 1783

He appears as a character in the book "King's Cutter, A" (Richard Woodman).

Notes:

Son-in-Law of Mathew Michell. Father-in-Law of Hyde Parker.

Promoted directly to Rear-Admiral of the White from Post Captain
Promoted directly to Vice-Admiral of the White from Rear-Admiral of the Red
As Vice-Admiral (Red) on board of Monarch, 74 (Captain Edward O'Brien), he was second in command of the British fleet during the Battle of Camperdown (11 Oct 1797).

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