Royal Naval Biography/Robertson, John (a)
JOHN ROBERTSON (a), Esq.
Was made a lieutenant on the 26th Jan. 1805; and commander Dec. 9th, 1816. Previous to his obtaining the latter rank, he had served in the Belle Poule frigate. Captain (afterwards Sir James) Brisbane; and San Josef and Queen Charlotte, first rates, bearing the flags of the late Sir Charles Cotton and Viscount Keith, successive commanders-in-chief on the Channel station.