Royal Naval Biography/Wickey, John
JOHN WICKEY, Esq
Admiral of the White.
This officer was promoted to the rank of Post-Captain, Aug. 22, 1781; Rear-Admiral, Jan. 1, 1801; Vice-Admiral, Nov. 9, 1805; and Admiral, Dec. 4, 1813. Towards the close of the American war, he commanded the Rotterdam, of 50 guns; and during a part of the war with the French republic, the Cambridge an 80-gun ship, bearing the flag of the Port Admiral at Plymouth.