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Cuthbert Collingwood
Birth: Oct. 24, 1748
Metropolitan Borough of Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear, England
Death: Mar. 7, 1810
Provincia de Islas Baleares
Islas Baleares, Spain

British Naval Admiral. He was born in Newcastle and was educated at the Royal Free Grammar School in Jesmond. He joined the Royal Navy straight after leaving school and gradually rose through the ranks. At the Battle of Trafalgar, as Vice Admiral of the Royal Navy, he was second-in-command to Admiral Lord Nelson and captained the ship "Royal Sovereign". When Nelson was killed Lord Collingwood took charge of the battle. The British went on to defeat Napoleon and he was awarded a peerage and an annual pension of 2,000. He later became Commander in Chief in the Mediterranean before dying at sea off Minorca in 1810. (bio by: Kieran Smith) 
Saint Paul's Cathedral
City of London
Greater London, England
Plot: Crypt
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Kieran Smith
Record added: Jul 24, 2003
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