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Royal Naval Biography/Blackwood, Henry Martin


HENRY MARTIN BLACKWOOD, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1827.]

Son of Vice-Admiral the Hon. Sir Henry Blackwood, Bart., K.C.B., by his second wife, Eliza, fourth daughter of the late Captain Martin Waghorn, R.N.

This officer was born on the 11th of June, 1801; made a lieutenant Nov. 30th, 1821; appointed to the Nimrod sloop. Captain William Rochfort, July 6th, 1822; to the Active frigate, Captain Andrew King, Mar. 1st, 1823; and advanced to the rank of commander, Dec. 1st following. His next appointment was, July 26th, 1826, to the Jasper sloop, in which vessel he served on the Mediterranean station, till promoted to the rank of captain, April 28th, 1827.

Agents.– Messrs. Cooke, Halford, & Son.