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Straight-bladed dirk, which originally belonged to Captain Frederick Marryat (1792-1848) and later to Fleet-Surgeon H.L. Norris (died 1916). Captain Frederick Marryat (1792-1848) entered the Royal Navy in September 1806; he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on the 26th December 1812, to Commander on the 13th January 1815, to Captain on the 25th July 1825 and resigned from the Royal Navy in 1830. He is best remembered as a novelist but served in the First Burmese War as Senior Naval Officer at Rangoon in 1824 and was made a CB for his services in Burma.
- Image reference: E1117
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London