Royal Naval Biography/Gore, John (a)


JOHN GORE (a), Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1821.]

Was made commander, June 23rd, 1808; appointed to the Doterel of 18 guns, Feb. 13th, 1818; and posted, July 19th, 1821, on which day a general promotion took place in honor of his Majesty’s coronation. Of ten commanders made post, the junior had held the former rank upwards of nine years; the senior lieutenant promoted had been a commissioned officer nearly twenty-five years; and the whole of the midshipmen who then obtained advancement passed their examinations prior to December, 1813.