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Royal Naval Biography/Bowden, Richard Booth


RICHARD BOOTH BOWDEN, Esq.
[Commander.]

Was made a lieutenant in April, 1802; and promoted from the Caledonia 120, bearing the flag of Sir Edward Pellew (now Viscount Exmouth), into the Gorgon hospital-ship, on the Mediterranean station, Aug. 5th, 1813. He married the youngest daughter of the Rev. R. Hawker, D.D. Vicar of Charles, Devon; and became a widower in Nov. 1824.