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Lennon, John (1768–1846), merchant navy officer

H. M. Chichester

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/16448

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Lennon, John (1768–1846), merchant navy officer, was born on 12 November 1768 at Downpatrick, co. Down, Ireland. Nothing is known of his family, education, or early life, though he may have served as a midshipman in the navy during the Anglo-American War. In December 1796, while commanding the schooner ...

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