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Moore, Sir Graham, 1764-1843 (Knight, Admiral)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1764-1843

Sir Graham Moore (1764-1843), younger brother of Sir John Moore, entered the Navy in 1777. He was a lieutenant in Lord Howe's fleet at the relief of Gibraltar in 1782, and was made a commander of ships in 1790, operating in the North Sea, off the French and Irish coasts, and in the Gulf of Mexico, 1790-1801. During 1804 Moore captured a Spanish treasure fleet off Cadiz in the H.M.S. Indefatigable, and in 1807-1808 he escorted the Portuguese royal family to Brazil in the H.M.S. Marlborough. Moore was made Rear-admiral in 1812, commanding in the Baltic and Mediterranean, 1812-14; Lord of the Admiralty, 1815-19; Vice-admiral, 1819; commander-in-chief in the Mediterranean, 1820-23; Admiral, 1837; and commander-in-chief at Plymouth, 1839-42.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Admiral Sir Graham Moore (1764-1843), 1814-1842 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9808/4/1-39
Dates: 1814-1842 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

From Graham Moore to Dr. John Moore, Prince George [Inn, Plymouth], 29 Aug. 1777

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9808/1/5
Dates: 29 Aug. 1777
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

From James Carrick Moore to Sir Graham Moore, Corswall, Stranraer (copy), 15 Oct. 1840

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9808/3/19
Scope and Contents From the Series: *James Moore was bequeathed a fortune by Mr. Carrick, a family friend who died in June 1821 (Jane Moore's journal, 20 June 1821 [Add.9808/6/28]).
Dates: 15 Oct. 1840
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

From Sir Graham Moore to James Moore, Devonport, 10 Oct. 1840

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9808/3/18
Scope and Contents From the Series: *James Moore was bequeathed a fortune by Mr. Carrick, a family friend who died in June 1821 (Jane Moore's journal, 20 June 1821 [Add.9808/6/28]).
Dates: 10 Oct. 1840
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Sir Graham Moore: Diaries

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9303
Dates: 1784-1844
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Sir Graham Moore: Letter-book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9341
Scope and Contents Copies of letters and orders sent and received in H.M.S. Indefatigable, H.M.S. Fame and H.M.S. Marlborough.
Dates: 1803-1808
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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