's two youngest brothers, Francis William
and Charles John
, both joined the navy
as midshipmen, and both ended their successful careers as admirals. While she never left the south of England, they (and...
17 August 1759: In the Seven Years' War, the British navy...
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17 August 1759
In the Seven Years' War, the British navy won a crucial victory over the French fleet at the battle of Lagos, WestAfrica.