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Royal Naval Biography/Bourne, Henry


Passed his examination in Dec. 1807; obtained a commission on the 4th Jan. 1808; and was praised by Captain (now Sir Jahleel) Brenton for his “exemplary conduct and gallantry,” as junior lieutenant of the Spartan frigate, under that officer’s command, in action with a Neapolitan squadron. May 3d, 1810[1]. He was made a commander on the 6th Nov. 1813; and granted a pension for wounds, the present amount of which is £150 per annum, Feb. 28th, 1815.