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Royal Naval Biography/Sinclair, John Gordon


SIR JOHN GORDON SINCLAIR, Bart.
[Post-Captain of 1814.]

Was made lieutenant July 7, 1809; and promoted to the command of the Redwing, a line 18-gun brig, on the Mediterranean station, Aug. 13, 1812. In the following year he was very actively employed between Toulon and Marseilles, as will be seen by reference to pp. 193, 194, 353, et seq. of Suppl. Part I.

Sir John G. Sinclair was posted June 6, 1814; and appointed to the Doris 42, fitting for the South American station, Feb. 1, 1825. He married, June 15, 1812, Ann, only daughter of the Hon. Admiral De Courcy.