|Sir John Ommanney|
|Commands held||HMS Hussar
|Battles/wars||Greek War of Independence
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Ommanney joined the Royal Navy in 1786. Promoted Commander in 1796, he was given command of a brig and arrested a fleet of Swedish merchant ships in the North Sea. Promoted to Post Captain in 1800, he commanded HMS Hussar, HMS Robus and then HMS Barfleur. In 1825 he took command of HMS Albion and took part in the Battle of Navarino in 1827.
In 1803 he married Frances Ayling; they had four daughters.
- O'Byrne, William Richard (1849). " Ommanney, John Acworth". A Naval Biographical Dictionary. John Murray. Wikisource.
- John Ommanney at Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
- Portsmouth The Times, 21 September 1840 p. 6
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