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Royal Naval Biography/Gordon, John Frederick


Third son of George, fifth Earl of Aboyne, and first Baron Meldrum, by Catharine, second daughter of Sir Charles Cope, of Breweme, co. Oxford, Bart.

This officer was made a lieutenant into the Rochfort 80, flagship of Sir Graham Moore, on the Mediterranean station, Dec. 13th, 1821; advanced to the rank of commander, Aug. 6th, 1828; and paid off from the Pandora sloop, on his return from the East Indies, in Feb. 1830.