Born on 27th of March 1770
Died on 28th of April 1851
Born 1770. Died 1851 - English naval commander.
Joined the navy in 1783. Commanded the Orion at Trafalgar (1805). Commander in Chief of Mediterranean squadron, advanced Greek independence peacefully. Admiral of the Red in 1837 and Commander in Chief at Portsmouth in 1839.
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