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Royal Naval Biography/Parish, John


JOHN PARISH, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1817.]

Was senior lieutenant of the Arethusa, Captain (now Sir Charles) Brisbane, at the capture of the Pomona Spanish frigate, near the Havannah, Aug. 23, 1806; and at the conquest of Curaçao, Jan. 1, 1807[1]. Previous to the latter event, a commission had been signed by the Admiralty, promoting him to the rank of commander. His subsequent appointments were to the Onyx and Foxhound, brigs. He was made post, Jan. 1, 1817.

Captain Parish married. Mar. 28, 1815, the only daughter of the late John Craig, of Finsbury, Esq.