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Royal Naval Biography/Robertson, John (a)


JOHN ROBERTSON (a), Esq.
[Commander.]

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.