- John,1653–1702, English admiral.
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I hope she may be, for Captain Benbow is not a man to yield to a pirate.
“And to my belief I am the first of my race that ever went to sea,” said Benbow.
We are anxious about the Benbow frigate, as we are afraid that she may have been driven on shore.
They eagerly looked out, but nowhere was the Benbow frigate to be seen.
Day after day went by, but still the Benbow frigate did not make her appearance.
- John . 1653–1702, English admiral, noted esp for his heroic death during the War of the Spanish Succession