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Royal Naval Biography/Peake, Thomas Ladd


THOMAS LADD PEAKE, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1822.]

Son of the late Sir Henry Peake, Knt. many years a surveyor of H.M. navy.

This officer was made lieutenant May 8, 1805; and promoted to the rank of commander, for his gallant conduct as first of the Victorious 74, Captain (now Sir John) Talbot, at the capture of the Rivoli French 74, near Venice, Feb. 21, 1812[1], His post commission bears date Mar. 1, 1822.

Agents.– Messrs. Stilwell.