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William was a British admiral, the brother of the 1st Marquess Cornwallis, governor-general of India. He was born on the loath of February 1744, and entered the navy in 1755. His promotion was naturally rapid, and in 1766 he had reached post-rank. Until 1779 he held various commands doing the regular work of the navy in convoy. In that year he... More...
Nevis, 2005, William Cornwallis