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Ommanney, Sir John Acworth (1773-1855), naval officer

John Knox Laughton and Andrew D. Lambert

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Ommanney, Sir John Acworth (1773-1855), naval officer, eldest son of Rear-Admiral Cornthwaite Ommanney (d. 1801), entered the navy in 1786 on board the frigate Rose (Captain Henry Harvey) on the Newfoundland station. He afterwards served from 1788 to 1792 in the Mediterranean, and in July 1792 was appointed to the ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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