Royal Naval Biography/Beauclerk, Frederick C P
RIGHT HON. LORD FREDERICK C. P. BEAUCLERK.
Second son of the late Duke of St. Albans, by Maria Janetta, only daughter of John Nelthorpe, Esq., of Little Grimsby House, co. Lincoln.
This officer was born on the 28th June, 1808; and first went to sea, from the Royal Naval College, in the Victor sloop, Captain Thomas Prickett, destined to the coast of Africa, in 1823. He was made a lieutenant on the 13th Sept. 1828; appointed acting commander of the Zebra sloop, on the East India station, Aug. 8th, 1832; paid off from that vessel, at Chatham, in the spring of 1833; and advanced to his present rank on the 6th Jan. 1834.