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George Martin
(1764-1847)

George Martin was born in 1764 and died in London at his house in Berkeley Square on 28 Jul 1847. He served in the Royal Navy.

Honors:

Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (GCB) on 23 Feb 1821
Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael & St. George (GCMG) on 17 May 1837

Ranks:

Lt (1780)
Capt (1783)
RAdm B (1805)
RAdm W (1808)
RAdm R (1809)
VAdm B (1810)
VAdm W (1812)
Adm B (1821)
Adm W (1830)
Adm Fleet (1846)

Ship Ranks:

Captain on the Northumberland

Notes:

Nephew of Joshua Rowley. Uncle of George Bohun Martin. Son-in-Law of John Albert Bentinck.

As Captain of Irresistible, 74, he took part in the Battle of Cape St. Vincent (14 Feb 1797).
As Captain of Barfleur, 98, he took part in Sir Robert Calder's Action (22 Jul 1805).
Colonel of Marines
Vice-Admiral of Great Britain

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