Royal Naval Biography/Hope Johnstone, George James
GEORGE JAMES HOPE JOHNSTONE, Esq.
[Captain of 1827.]
Obtained the rank of Lieutenant, Oct 30, 1821; and subsequently served under Captains W. A. Montagu, H. E. P. Sturt, and Sir Charles Burrard, Bart., in the Phaeton frigate, and Revenge 78. He was appointed flag-lieutenant to Vice-Admiral Sir Harry Neale, G.C.B., Dec. 26, 1824; promoted to the command of the Alacrity sloop on the Mediterranean station, Sept. 17, 1825; and advanced to the rank of Captain, July 8, 1827.