Admiral The Hon.ble Sir Alex.r Inglis Cochrane, G.C.B.
London Published Aug.t 9. 1824, by C. Turner. 50, Warren Str.t Fitzroy Squ.e
Mezzotint. 216 x 133mm. 8½ x 5¼".
Hon. Admiral Sir Alexander Forrester Inglis Cochrane (1758-1832) was a senior Royal Navy commander during the Napoleonic Wars. He saw service in both the American War of Independence and the War of 1812. During the American War of Independence he saw successes at both the Battle of Baltimore and the Battle of Lake Borgne, but in 1815 he was defeated at the Battle of New Orleans. From 1821 to 1824 he was Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth. Illustration to Edward Pelham Brenton's "The Naval History of Great Britain" (London 1823-1825), Volume V, page 188.
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