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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 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/20757
Ommanney, Sir John Acworth (1773-1855), naval officer


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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