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Parker, Peterlocked

(1721–21 December 1811)
  • Bobby G. Moss

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Parker, Peter (1721–21 December 1811), British admiral of the fleet, was born possibly in Ireland, the son of Rear Admiral Christopher Parker. His mother’s name is unavailable, as is information on his education. It is said that Parker’s first sea service was as a boy under his father. In 1743 he was commissioned a lieutenant and placed aboard the HMS ...

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