A Naval Biographical Dictionary/Kortright, Alfred
KORTRIGHT. (Lieutenant, 1828.)
Alfred Kortright entered the Navy 18 May, 1822; and obtained his commission 11 Sept. 1828. His appointments have since been – 28 Nov. 1828, to the Coast Blockade, as Supernumerary-Lieutenant of the Hyperion 42, Capt. Wm. Jas. Mingaye – 22 Nov. 1831, to the Aetna surveying-vessel, Capt. Edw. Belcher, employed on the coast of Africa, whence he returned in Aug. 1832 – for a few months in 1835, to the San Josef 110, and Royal Adelaide 104, bearing each the flag of Sir Wm. Hargood at Plymouth – 4 May, 1842, to the command of the Columbia surveying-vessel, on the North American station, where he was superseded in Oct. of the same year – and 28 April, 1845, to the Vindictive 50, bearing the flag of Sir Fras. Wm. Austen, under whom he is now employed on surveying service on the North America and West India station.
Lieut. Kortright is married and has issue. Agent – Joseph Woodhead.