Cockburn, Sir George (17711853)

Cockburn, Sir George, an English admiral, born in London; rose by rapid stages to be captain of a frigate; took an active part in the expedition to the Scheldt, in the defence of Cadiz, and of the coast of Spain; was second in command of the expedition against the United States; returned to England in 1815, and was selected to convey Napoleon to St. Helena (17711853).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Cockburn, Alison * Cockburn, Henry, Lord
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Cochrane
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Cockaigne
Cockatrice
Cockburn, Sir Alexander
Cockburn, Alison
Cockburn, Sir George
Cockburn, Henry, Lord
Cocker, Edward
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