- J. K. Laughton
- , revised by Nicholas Tracy
Duff, Robert (1721–1787), naval officer, was a cousin of William Duff, first Earl Fife, and connected with the earl of Bute. Details of his parents are unknown. He was listed a lieutenant by 9 March 1739, promoted commander on 4 December 1744, and in 1746 had command of the bomb-vessel ...