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John Sykes
(b 1774)

John Sykes was born on 25 May 1774. He served in the Royal Navy.

Ranks:

Entered Navy (1783)
Lt (1795)
Cdr (1800)
Capt (1806)
VAdm B (1848)

Notes:

Son of James Sykes. His father was a Navy Agent in London. First cousin of John Sykes and Thomas Sykes. Brother-in-Law of Richard Byron.

As Midshipman on Discovery, 10 (Master and Commander George Vancouver), he took part in George Vancouver's Voyage to the North Pacific Ocean.

Marshall (Supplement - Part I, p. 1)

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