See also:admiral, was the
See also:fourth son of the 1st
See also:Barrington . He entered the
See also:navy at an early age and in 1747 had worked his way to a
See also:post-captaincy . He was in continuous employment during the peace of 1748-1756, and on the outbreak of the Seven Years' War served with Hawke in the Basque roads in command of the " Achilles " ‘6o) . In 1759 the " Achilles " captured a powerful French
See also:privateer, after two
See also:hours' fighting . In the Havre-de-
See also:Grace expedition of the same
See also:year Barrington's
See also:ship carried the
See also:flag of
See also:Rear-Admiral Rodney, and in 176o sailed with
See also:Byron to destroy the
See also:Louisburg fortifications . At the peace in 1763 Barrington had been almost continuously afloat for twenty-two years . He was next appointed in 1768 to the
See also:frigate "
See also:Venus " as
See also:governor to the duke of
See also:Cumberland, who remained with him in all ranks from
See also:midshipman to rear-admiral . In 1778 the-BA RISTER 43 duke's flag-captain became
See also:tear-admiral and weiit to the West Indies, while in conjunction With the army he took the
See also:island of
See also:Lucia from the French, and tepulsed the attempt of the Comte d'
See also:Estaing to' retake it . Superseded after a
See also:time by Byron, he remained as that officer's second-in-command and was
See also:present at
See also:Grenada and St . Kitts (6th and 22nd of
See also:July 1779) . On his return home, he was offered, but refused, the command of the Channel
See also:fleet . His last active service was the
See also:relief of
See also:Gibraltar in
See also:October 1782 .
As admiral he flew his flag for a
See also:short time in 1790, but was not employed in the French revolutionary
See also:wars . He died in 'Soo . See Ralfe,
See also:Biographies, i . 120; Charnock, Biographia Navalis, vi. to .
1ST V1SCOUNT JOHN SHUTE BARRINGTON (1678-1734)
SHUTE BARRINGTON (1734-1826)
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