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Royal Naval Biography/Gibson, John Sanderson


JOHN SANDERSON GIBSON, Esq.
[Commander.]

Was made a lieutenant in 1791, and served as first of a line-of-battle ship at the capture and destruction of a French squadron, by Sir John T. Duckworth, near St. Domingo, Feb. 6th, 1806[1]. He obtained his present rank on the 2d April following; and subsequently commanded the Fury bomb and Sarpen sloop, on the Downs and North Sea stations.