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Royal Naval Biography/Morgan, John Fortscue


JOHN FORTESCUE MORGAN, Esq.
[Commander.]

While serving as midshipman of l’Aigle frigate, Captain George Wolfe, was apprehended on a charge of murder, and, together with his commander and the late Earl of Huntingdon, tried and fully acquitted, in the summer of 1803[1]. He obtained the rank of lieutenant in Sept. 1S06; and was made a commander on the 12th of Oct. 1814.

This officer married, Oct. 5th, 1815, Ann, eldest daughter of the Rev. H. Jebson, rector of Avon Dassett, co. Warwick.