Royal Naval Biography/Parker, Peter
SIR PETER PARKER, Bart.
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.