Royal Naval Biography/Washington, John

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Obtained his first commission in the beginning of Jan. 1821; and served as flag-lieutenant to Vice-Admiral Sir John P. Beresford, in the River Medway, from Aug. 1830 until advanced to the rank of commander, Aug. 14th, 1833.

This officer married, Sept. 3d, 1833, Eleonora, youngest daughter of the Rev. H. Askew, rector of Greystoke, co. Cumberland.