BARROW (Sir John, 1764-1848, Secretary of the Admiralty) and George ELLIOT (1784-1863, Admiral, served in the Napoleonic Wars and the First Opium War)

Fine Document signed, printed with the details filled in by hand by Barrow, to Mr James Mayning Boatswain of H.M.S. Donegal appointing him "Boatswain of His Majesty's Ship Talavera ...", from the Commissioners of the Lord High Admiral, signed at the end by Barrow, Elliot and Troubridge, 1 side folio with blank address leaf annotated Talavera N7, Admiralty, 19th March

HMS Talavera was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 15th October 1818 at Woolwich Dockyard. She was named for the British/Spanish victory at the Battle of Talavera. She was destroyed by fire in 1840

Item Date:  1836

Stock No:  39673      £225

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