Royal Naval Biography/Carpenter, John Cook
JOHN COOK CARPENTER, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1821.]
Obtained the rank of lieutenant in 1704; and conducted a fire-vessel into Aix roads, on the 11th April, 1809, for which service he was made commander immediately after the trial and most honorable acquittal of Lord Gambier, under whom he had then been for some time serving, in the Caledonia. His post commission bears date, July 19th, 1821.