Royal Naval Biography/Baird, Wynne
WYNNE BAIRD, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1827.]
We first find this officer serving as midshipman of the Glasgow frigate, Captain the Hon. Henry Duncan, C.B., at Plymouth, in May, 1815; and next, under Captain the Hon. Anthony Maitland, at the battle of Algiers; on which occasion he was severely wounded. He obtained the rank of lieutenant Sept. 5th, 1816; and subsequently served on board the Tyne 26, Captain Gordon Thomas Falcon; and Rose sloop. Captains Thomas Ball Clowes and Henry Dundas; on the South American and Mediterranean stations. His commissions as commander and captain bear date. Mar. 31st, 1824, and April 23th, 1827.
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