Birth of Thomas Charles Wright, Father of Ecuador’s Navy 1799

#OnThisDay 1799 Thomas Charles Wright, the father of the Ecuadorian Navy was born in Drogheda, Louth. Wright served in the Royal Navy, then joined Simon Bolivar’s army & fought for Ecuador’s and many other South American countries’ independence from Spain.

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