Author Results for R.D. Franks

Admiral Sir Richard Onslow

By R.D. Franks

Son of a distinguished but non-naval family, Onslow was at sea by 1756, being promoted to Captain by 1762. Between spells of unemployment, he served in the Atlantic and Mediterranean, returning to the Atlantic for hostilities against the American colonies, then in the Caribbean, against the French. Brought home in 1780, he was briefly involved […] Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | English Channel | North Sea | Other (Eighteenth C) | Caribbean
Subjects include: Biography