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Admiral of the Fleet, Sir James Alexander Gordon, GCB

Person  Male  Born 6/10/1782  Died 8/1/1869

Naval officer.  Born Aberdeenshire.  Governor of Greenwich Hospital1853 until his death.  75 years in the navy, he was possibly the model for C. S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower.  

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Admiral of the Fleet, Sir James Alexander Gordon, GCB

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Greenwich Royal Naval Hospital Old Burial Ground

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