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Royal Naval Biography/Manners-Sutton, George


GEORGE MANNERS SUTTON, Esq.
[Commander.]

Son of the late Colonel John Sutton, formerly of the Guards, who was the eldest surviving son of Lord George Manners Sutton, and a grandson of John (third) Duke of Rutland.

This officer was made a lieutenant about Aug. 1803; promoted to the command of the Oberon, 16-gun sloop, Jan. 22d, 1806; and removed from her to the Derwent 18, in April, 1810. In the former vessel he captured the French privateer Ratifia, of 14 guns and 38 men, on the North Sea station.