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Royal Naval Biography/Bain, Henderson


HENDERSON BAIN, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1813.]

Was made lieutenant in Jan. 1800 ; promoted to the command of the Harpy sloop, on the Cape of Good Hope station. Mar, 29, 1811; and posted into the Lion 64, flag-ship of Rear-Admiral (now Sir Charles) Tyler, April 6, 1813. The Harpy assisted at the reduction of Java, in 1811.

Captain Bain married, April 3, 1821, Sarah, eldest daughter of the Rev. W. Haggitt, Chaplain of Chelsea Hospital.