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Royal Naval Biography/Baker, Francis


FRANCIS BAKER, Esq.
[Commander.]

Second son of the late Captain Benjamin Baker, by Amelia, a daughter of Sir Francis Bernard, Bart., governor of New Jersey in 1758, and of Massachusets Bay from 1760 until 1770.

This officer was made a lieutenant on the 1st Feb. 1804; and promoted to the command of the Belle Poule troop-ship, while serving as first of the Rodney 74, Captain Charles Inglis, June 27th, 1814. He died in the beginning of 1824.