Memoirs of Rear-Admiral James Gifford.

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GIFFORD, JAMES, the younger (–), rear-admiral, was born at Halifax, Nova Scotia, on 20 Nov. He was the son of James Gifford the elder [q. v.] Having entered the navy inhe served under the broad pennant of Sir Charles Douglas on the Halifax station.

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GIFFORD, JAMES, the elder (?–), unitarian writer, son of James Gifford, mayor of Cambridge inwas born at Cambridge about Educated at Rugby, he entered the army at the age of eighteen, and, as captain of the 14th foot, served in Canada at the beginning of the American war. GIFFORD.

(Rear-Admiral, f-p., 19; h-p., James Gifford (whose name had been previously borne for upwards of three years, as Captain’s Servant, on the books of the Hannibal and Agamemnon, both commanded by Capt.

Benj. Caldwell) entered the Navy, 1 Oct. as Midshipman, on board the Assistance, Capt. Bentinck, bearing the broad pendant on the Halifax station of Commodore Sir. Hugo Nominee.

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Memoirs of the Life and Services of Rear-Admiral Sir William Symonds Edited by James A. Sharp LONDON: LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, LONGMANS, & ROBERTS.

1st Edition. 6 x 9 inches. Hardcover. Embossed decorated covers. viii, pp. + plates. B/w illustrations. Index. As is. Ex-library.

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