Berkeley George Cranfield 1753-1818 Entered The Navy 1766
accompanied Cook in survey of coast of Newfoundland and Gulf of St.
Lawrence, 1766-1769; and was on the Victory at Ushant, 1778. In 1786
surveyor-general of ordnance, 1786; and vice-admiral on the Halifax
station, 1805-1807, during which time occurred the affair between the
Chesapeake and the Leopard. =Index=: (General Brock era) Gave instructions in
matter of deserters enlisted in Chesapeake, 83; recalled, 85. =Bib.=:
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