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date: 01 March 2021

Ambrose, Johnlocked

(d. 1771)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Randolph Cock


Ambrose, John (d. 1771), naval officer, was commissioned fourth lieutenant of the Lenox on 20 June 1728, and from 27 March 1734 served as captain of the frigate Greyhound in Sir John Norris's fleet off Lisbon. As captain of the Rupert (60 guns) from 12 September 1740 he cruised the north coast of ...

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