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Cole - Sir Christopher

 

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Sir Christopher Cole, 1770-1837

Captain Sir Christopher Cole

Portrait painted by Margaret Carpenter, 1793 - 1872,
in the National Maritime Museum.

 

Cole, Christopher, Sir (1770-1837)

Younger brother of Frank Cole - (see Parkinson page 11). Post-captain; midshipman, 1780; flag-captain to Lord Hugh *Seymour in West Indies, 1799, and, later, to Sir John Thomas *Duckworth; post-captain, 1802; served with Sir Edward *Pellew (afterwards Viscount Exmouth) in East Indies, 1804; despatched to relieve garrison at Amboyna, 1810; effected capture of Neira, chief of Banda Islands; served on Malabar coast, 1811; knighted, 1812; hon. DCL, Oxford, 1812; in Channel, 1813-14; KCB, 1815; MP (Member of Parliament) for Glamorganshire, 1817 and 1820 - 30; commander of yacht Royal Sovereign, 1828; colonel of marines, 1830.

 

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