Portrait of Captain Gilbert Heathcote Rn, 1779-1831

William Owen

 
Portrait of Captain Gilbert Heathcote Rn, 1779-1831
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 28cm

Description

Gilbert Heathcote appointed Lieutenant, 10 December 1799. Appointed Commander 29 April 1802. Appointed Captain 5 September 1806. On 25th December 1803, while in command of the sloop, HMS Suffisante, his ship was lost on Spike Island, off Cork during a heavy gale. Heathcote was reprimanded but not punished. Heathcote died in 1831. - Source: Royal Navy Museum, Portsmouth. Service record now at Kew.

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Dimensions
 
1270 x 1018mm
Medium
 
Oil on canvas
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Accession Number
 
1938P680

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