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date: 22 August 2019

Johnston, James Henrylocked

(1787–1851)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Andrew Lambert

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Johnston, James Henry (1787–1851), naval officer and developer of steam navigation, entered the navy in 1803 on the Spartiate, under the successive captains George Murray, John Manley, and Sir Francis Laforey. In her he was present at Trafalgar, and in 1809 at the operations on the coast of ...

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