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Royal Naval Biography/Kennedy, Alexander (a)


ALEXANDER KENNEDY (a), Esq.
[Commander.]

Was made a lieutenant in April, 1806; advanced to his present rank in June, 1809; and dismissed from the command of the Forrester sloop, by sentence of a court-martial, for disobedience of the orders of Rear-Admiral William Brown, commander-in-chief on the Jamaica station, April 26th, 1814. In the preceding year, while accompanying the trade from England, he assisted at the capture of an American privateer.