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Royal Naval Biography/Hunter, Lauchlan


LAUCHLAN HUNTER, Esq
[Superannuated Rear-Admiral.]

This officer was a Lieutenant in Rodney’s action, April 12, 1782; commanded the Antelope of 14 guns on the Jamaica station, in 1783; and obtained the rank of Post-Captain, Sept. 21, 1790. During the revolutionary war we find him employed in the impress service, at North Yarmouth. He was placed on the list of Superannuated Rear Admirals, May 12, 1808.

Residence.– Yarmouth, Norfolk.