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WILLIAM AUTRIDGE, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1812.]

Was a midshipman on board the Zealous 74, Captain Samuel Hood, at the battle of the Nile; and subsequently commanded the Torride gun-vessel, employed in the blockade of Alexandria. He obtained the rank of Lieutenant in 1800; Commander Sept. 17, 1804; and Post-Captain Aug. 12, 1812.

This officer died at Mersfield, near Torpoint, co. Cornwall, Mar. 5, 1825.