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Markland, John Duff


John Duff Markland was born September 14, 1780, at Leeds and entered the royal Navy in1795. In 1803-1805, the time of the diary, he was First Lieutenant on the 74 gun HMS Albion in the East Indies. Following a series of commands during the Napoleonic Wars, he retired in 1833 and was subsequently promoted to Rear Admiral.

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John Duff Markland diary

Identifier: MS 220
Overview The diary kept by First Lieutenant John Duff Markland includes an itinerary of the voyage of the HMS Albion in the East Indies 1803-1805, and several pages of poetry, but is primarily a series of sketches of ships, shore views, many in color, including drawings of flowers.
Dates: 1803 - 1805