Royal Naval Biography/Hough, John James


Obtained his first commission on the 19th Nov. 1807; and served under Captain (now Sir George) Scott, in the Horatio 38, at the capture of the French frigate Junon, Feb. 10th, 1809[1]. We subsequently find him serving under the flag of Rear-Admiral Penrose, in the Egmont 74[2]; and, since the peace, commanding the Active revenue cruiser. Ho was advanced to his present rank on the 29th Sept. 1827. This officer married, Aug. 28th, 1815, a daughter of Mr. George Thomas Tracey, purser in the royal navy.