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Thomas Hardy black plaque - Admiral Thomas Hardy  05 April 1769 - 20 September 1839    Hardy was born on 5th April 1769 in Portisham, Dorset.  He first entered the navy in 1781 on board the brig, HMS Helena.  He remained with the ship for a short period after which, in 1782,  he left the navy to attend school for three years. He joined the merchant  navy for some years and in 1790, decided to rejoin the Royal Navy. His  first appointment as midshipman was with HMS Hebe. He was later transferred  to the sloop, HMS Tisphone,

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