St. Vincent, John Jervis, earl of

St. Vincent, John Jervis, earl of:

see Jervis, John, earl of St. VincentJervis, John, earl of St. Vincent
, 1735–1823, British admiral. His most famous action as commander of the Mediterranean fleet was his defeat in 1797 of 27 Spanish ships off Cape St. Vincent with only 15 vessels.
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