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Royal Naval Biography/Peacocke, Richard


RICHARD PEACOCKE, Esq
[Post-Captain of 1801.]

This officer served as a Lieutenant under the late Sir John Thomas Duckworth, in the Leviathan 74; was made a Commander into the Gaiete sloop of war, at the Leeward Islands, about Sept. 1800; and advanced to the rank of Post-Captain, June 4, 1801. He married, Feb. 27, 1821, Martha Louisa, fourth daughter of the late George Dacre, Esq., of Marwell House, Hants.

Agents.– Messrs. Maude.