EGMONT (John Percival, 1711-1775, from 1748 2nd Earl, Sir George HAY, 1715-1778, and Thomas PITT, 1717-1793, from 1784 1st Baron Camelford)

Signatures (as Lords of the Admiralty) from a vellum document, no date, circa

Egmont, as first Lord of the Admiralty, reorganized the repair and building of ships at the royal dockyards, which had become inefficient during the Seven Years' War. In 1765 Commodore Byron visited the Falkland Islands and named Port Egmont after him.

Item Date:  1764

Stock No:  55826      £85

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