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Royal Naval Biography/Winne, John


JOHN WINNE, Esq
[Post-Captain of 1802.]

This officer was made a Lieutenant in 1790; commanded the Rambler cutter, attached to Lord Howe’s fleet, and rendered essential service to the crew of the distressed Vengeur, on the memorable 1st June, 1794; served as first Lieutenant of the Monarch 74, in the battle off Camperdown, Oct. 11, 1797; obtained the rank of Commander, April 21, 1799; and Post-Captain, April 28, 1802. He subsequently commanded a district of Sea Fencibles on the western coast of England.

Agent.– John Hinxman, Esq.