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Elphinstone, George Keith, Viscount Keith (1746-1823), naval officer and politician

Hugh Owen

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/8742
Elphinstone, George Keith, Viscount Keith (1746-1823), naval officer and politician

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Apprenticeship for command, 1761-1775 | Early commands, 1775-1782 | War with France and the capture of Toulon, 1793 | Capture of Cape Colony, 1795 | The Mediterranean, 1798-1800 | Egypt, 1801 | Commander-in-chief, North Sea, 1803-1807 | Final years and assessment

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Subjects: biography ; history

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