Royal Naval Biography/Pitts, Edward
EDWARD PITTS, Esq.
Knight of the Royal Portuguese Military Order of the Tower and Sword.
This officer was made a lieutenant in Mar. 1815, and commander on the 22d July 1830. The insignia of the above order was conferred upon him after King John IV’s visit on board the Windsor Castle 74, Captain (now Sir Charles) Dashwood, lying off Lisbon, in May 1824.