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Royal Naval Biography/Hudson, John (b)


JOHN HUDSON (b), Esq.
[Commander.]

Was made a lieutenant, Aug. 26th, 1822, into the Bann 20, Captain Charles Phillips, on the African station, from whence he came home invalided. May 21st, 1823, as passenger on board the Thistle gun-brig. He was advanced to his present rank Dec. 5th, 1831; and appointed an inspecting commander of the coast guard, June 6th, 1833.

This officer married, April 12th, 1832, Emily, only daughter of the Rev. Patrick Keith, rector of Ruckinge and Stalisfield, both in the county of Kent.