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About Captain John Simcoe (RN)
A captain in the Royal Navy, John Simcoe commanded the 60-gun HMS Pembroke, with James Cook as his sailing master, during the 1758 siege of Louisbourg. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Louisbourg_(1758)
He died of pneumonia a few months prior to the siege of Quebec.