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Royal Naval Biography/Parker, Peter


SIR PETER PARKER, Bart.
[Commander.]

Only surviving son of the late Captain Sir Peter Parker, Bart., R.N., by Marianne, daughter of Sir George Dallas, Bart., of Petsall, co. Stafford. He was made a lieutenant on the 7th June, 1829; appointed to the Vernon 50, flag-ship of the Right Hon. Sir George Cockburn, fitting out for the West India station, Dec. 12th, 1832; and advanced to the rank of commander, Feb. 26th, 1834.