Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke Barron K. C. B. Captain R. N.

Portrait of British officer
Description: Engraving, by Blood, C. 1815, Unframed Dimensions 10H X 6W
Accession #: 2008-058-0137
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Sir Philip Vere Broke (1776-1841) entered the Royal Navy in 1788.  The wounds he sustained in boarding Chesapeake ended his active naval career, though he supervised gunnery training.  He was created a baronet for this victory.

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