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Royal Naval Biography/Porteous, John


JOHN PORTEOUS, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1814.]

A son of the late Mr. James Porteous, many years master of a royal yacht; and brother to Captain James Porteous, of H.M. packet Magnet[1].

This officer was made lieutenant, Jan. 22, 1806; and commander Mar. 3, 1808; successively appointed to the Gannet and Satellite, brigs, in 1812; and advanced to post rank, June 7, 1814.

Agent.– John Chippendale, Esq.



  1. See Nav. Chron. vol. 38, p. 348.