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