Kempenfelt, Richard (17181782)

Kempenfelt, Richard, British admiral, born at Westminster; distinguished himself in several actions, was on board of the Royal George> as his flagship when she went down at Spithead, carrying him along with her and over a thousand others also on board at the time; he was a brave and skilful officer, and his death was a great loss to the service (17181782).

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

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