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Royal Naval Biography/Kempe, Arthur

Admiral of the Red.

This officer was promoted to the rank of Post-Captain, May 10, 1780; Rear-Admiral, Feb. 14, 1799; Vice-Admiral, April 23, 1804; and Admiral, July 31, 1810.


ARTHUR KEMPE, Esq. (p. 122.) Assisted at the glorious affair of Quebec, where the immortal Wolfe fell; and accompanied Captains Cooke and Fourneaux in their respective voyages of discovery, sharing with them all the dangers of untried seas and inhospitable shores.