1759, Apr 291801, Sep 11
a senior British Royal Navy officer of the late 18th century who became known for being both a prominent society figure and a highly competent naval officer. He served during the American Revolutionary and French Revolutionary Wars and later in his career performed a period of shore duty on the Admiralty board. Seymour maintained a reputation as a courageous and innovative officer: he was awarded a commemorative medal for his actions at the battle of the Glorious First of June and is credited with introducing epaulettes to Royal Navy uniforms as a method of indicating rank to non-English speaking allies.
 Gallery (1)

 Timeline (1)
08/13/1799-English fleet under Lord Hugh Seymour overthrows Suriname 
Colonial Sense is an advocate for global consumer privacy rights, protection and security.
All material on this website © copyright 2009-21 by Colonial Sense, except where otherwise indicated.