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Royal Naval Biography/Pritchard, John White


JOHN WHITE PRITCHARD, Esq.
[Commander.]

Was aide-de-camp to the Earl of Northesk at the memorable battle of Trafalgar. He passed his examination in Dec. 1807; obtained his first commission on the 22d Sept. 1808; and subsequently served in the Derwent sloop and Akbar frigate, as agent of transports, and as senior lieutenant of the Britannia first rate, flag-ship of Lord Northesk, when commander-in-chief at Plymouth. He was advanced to his present rank on the 24th Jan. 1828.

This officer married, July 9th, 1810, Miss J. M. Appleby, of Soberton.