Royal Naval Biography/Baker, John


JOHN BAKER, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1810.]

An elder brother of Rear-Admiral Thomas Baker, C.B.

This officer was made a Lieutenant in July, 1794; and promoted to the rank of Commander, April 29, 1802: his post commission bears date Oct. 21, 1810; at which period he commanded the Kangaroo sloop, on the Boulogne station, where she had previously captured l’Egayant French lugger privateer, of 14 guns and 31 men.

Agent.– J. Hinxman, Esq.