Sir George Pocock joined the Navy in 1718 is depicted wearing a flag officer's uniform of a dark blue coat and white waistcoat with blue braid.

Pocock was in command in the East Indies from 1757 to 1759. He became Admiral of the Blue and a Knight of Bath in 1761. The following year he captured Havanna, the crowning achievement of his career.

Provenance

M. Knoedler & Co., New York; F.Gonzalez dela Fuente, Mexico City; P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.


National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth

HM Naval Base (PP 66), Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 3NH
02392 839766
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Apr – Oct
Daily, 10am – 5.30pm with last entry from 4.30pm

Nov – Mar
Daily, 10am – 5pm with last entry from 4pm.

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

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