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NH 63923 Rear Admiral Sir Hyde Parker, Bart. (1714-1782)

Rear Admiral Sir Hyde Parker, Bart. (1714-1782)
Title: Rear Admiral Sir Hyde Parker, Bart. (1714-1782)
Caption: Stipple engraving by Caroline Watson after a drawing by W. Evans. Probably dates from the late eighteenth century. Sir Hyde Parker entered the Royal Navy in 1738 as an able Seaman; Lieutenant, 1744-1745; Captain, 1747-1748; Rear Admiral, 1778; Vice Admiral, 1780. Parker served as Commanding Officer of the Leeward Islands Station in 1779-1780. He also was involved in a number of fleet actions during the American war.
Catalog #: NH 63923
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator: Engraving by Caroline Watson, after W. Evans.
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Original Medium: BW Photo, Engraving
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