|John Surman Carden|
John Surman Carden was born in Treddington, Gloucestershire on 15 Aug 1771 and died on 22 Jan 1858. He served in the Royal Navy.
Entered Navy (1788)
VAdm B (1848)
Midshipman on the Edgar from 1788
He appears as a character in the book "Raider, The" (Jon Williams).
• As Midshipman on Marlborough, 74 (Captain George Cranfield Berkeley), he took part in the Glorious First of June (1794). Eyesight affected by an explosion of gunpowder.
• Sea Fencibles - Firth of Forth ( –Dec 1804)
Carden, John Surman, and Christopher Thomas Atkinson. 1912. A Curtail'd Memoir of Incidents and Occurrences in the Life of John Surman Carden, Vice Admiral in the British Navy. Oxford: Clarendon Press.