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Foley Sir Thomas

Foley, Sir Thomas, naval officer, born in 1756, became a captain in 1790, commanded the St. George, 98, in Hotham's two actions in 1795, was flag-captain to Sir Charles Thompson in the Britannia, 100, at the battle of St. Vincent, led the fleet into action in the Goliath, 74, at the battle of the Nile, and was Nelson's flag-captain at Copenhagen. He became a rear-admiral in 1808, commander-in-chief in the Downs in 1811, a vice-admiral in 1812, and an admiral in 1825, and died rear-admiral of Great Britain and commander-in-chief at Portsmouth in 1833.