Royal Naval Biography/Leith, John
JOHN LEITH, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1825.]
Was made a lieutenant, Oct, 10th, 1809; advanced to the rank of commander, June 13th, 1815; appointed to the Bellette sloop, Sept. 9th, 1822; removed to the Pylades, June 28th, 1825; and promoted to the command of the Rattlesnake 28, on the Jamaica station, Nov. 11th following. He returned home, accompanied by his Grace the Duke of Manchester and suite, Aug. 12th, 1827; and was soon afterwards put out of commission.
Agents.– Messrs. Maude and Co.