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Moore, Sir Graham

Moore, Sir Graham, British admiral, was born about the year 1765, and, having entered the royal navy, became a post-captain in 1794. He was senior officer of a squadron which in 1804 captured three Spanish treasure-ships and sank a fourth. In 1812 he attained flag rank, and assumed chief command in the Baltic. He was afterwards for four years a Lord of the Admiralty, from 1820 to 1823 commander-in-chief of the Mediterranean, and from 1839 to 1842 port admiral at Plymouth. He died an admiral, a G.C.B., and a G.C.M.G., in 1843.