St. Vincent, John Jervis, Earl of


St. Vincent, John Jervis, Earl of
(1735-1823)
   British admiral. Served at Quebec in 1759; defeated Spanish fleet off Cape St. Vincent, 1797; became admiral of the fleet, 1821.
   Index: Bk Gains victory off Cape St. Vincent, 10. WM Wolfe's conversation with, on eve of battle, 175.
   Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog.

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