A Naval Biographical Dictionary/Walker, John (b)
WALKER. (Lieutenant, 1827.)
John Walker (b) entered the Navy, 4 Feb. 1813; passed his examination in 1820; and was made Lieutenant, 28 May, 1827, into the Druid 46, Capt. Sam. Chambers, on the Jamaica station; where he obtained command, 20 July following, of the Pickle schooner. In her he remained but a short period. He has been employed, since 20 Sept. 1833, In the Coast Guard.