I have been able to follow John Pine pretty well. For many years Pine was in a ship under Captain Samuel Pechell. When Pechell transferred vessels so too did Pine. Was this a coincidence or did Pechell ask for certain crew to move with him or could a seaman actually choose what vessel he sailed on? The latter sounds pretty unlikely! Reading from the webpage you gave, after the Napoleonic Wars, Captain Pechell went on to become Lord of the Admiralty.
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