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Royal Naval Biography/Nott, Francis John

[Post-Captain of 1810.]

Acted as Lieutenant of the Leviathan a third rate, at the defeat of the French fleet by Earl Howe, June 1, 1794[1]; and was wounded on board the Sans Pareil 80, in Lord Bridport’s action off l’Orient, June 23, 1795[2]. He was made a Commander into the Curaçoa sloop, on the Jamaica station, at the latter end of 1801: and subsequently appointed to the Childera and Rover brigs, in which latter vessel he continued until promoted to post-rank, Oct. 21, 1810.

Captain Nott obtained the out pension of Greenwich Hospital, June 19, 1822.