Royal Naval Biography/Gordon, John Frederick

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Third son of George, fifth Earl of Aboyne, and first Baron Meldrum, by Catharine, second daughter of Sir Charles Cope, of Breweme, co. Oxford, Bart.

This officer was made a lieutenant into the Rochfort 80, flagship of Sir Graham Moore, on the Mediterranean station, Dec. 13th, 1821; advanced to the rank of commander, Aug. 6th, 1828; and paid off from the Pandora sloop, on his return from the East Indies, in Feb. 1830.