Midshipman James Ward (circa 1759-1806) by John Webber

Midshipman James Ward (circa 1759-1806)

John Webber

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Midshipman James Ward (circa 1759-1806)

After attending the Naval Academy, Portsmouth, 1772-1775, James Ward went as a midshipman on Captain Cook's third voyage and was present in a boat off shore when Cook was killed at Hawaii in 1779. After his return to England he suffered from a disabling rheumatic complaint and spent the rest of his life in literary pursuits and amusing friends with his lively conversation (see 'Gentleman's Magazine', vol. 76, p. 985). He is shown wearing midshipman's uniform, circa 1750-1787. The attribution to John Webber is by no means certain.
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