Digby, Robert


Digby, Robert
(1732-1815)
   Commanded the Dunkirk at Quiberon Bay, 1759; second in command in Rodney's expedition for relief of Gibraltar, 1779; commander-in-chief in North America, 1781.
   Index: Dr Appointed to chief naval command in America, 194.
   Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog.

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