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Captain Frederick Marryat RN

Inventor of Signals and Pioneer of Nautical Fiction and Children’s stories

Image of a portrait of Captain Frederick Marryat by John Philip Simpson 1826 with a A Code of Signals (Flags) for the Merchant Service either side of his portrait.
Portrait of Captain Frederick Marryat by John Philip Simpson 1826 with a ‘A Code of Signals for the Merchant Service’ on either side of his portrait. Both in the Public Domain via Wikimedia.

Captain Frederick Marryat, born in 1792, came from a privileged background, ensuring a comfortable life. His father was chairman of Lloyds of London, a rich, wealthy merchant, banker, and a Member of Parliament.

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