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Royal Naval Biography/Brasier, James


Entered the royal navy in 1799; and was a midshipman in the squadron under Captain John Loring, at the evacuation of Cape François, in the island of St. Domingo, by the French troops under General Rochambeau, in Nov. 1803. He obtained the rank of lieutenant in June 1807; and a commander’s commission on the 26th Dec. 1822; was appointed to the Vernon 60, fitting out for the flag of Sir George Cockburn, Dec. 20th, 1832; invalided from that ship on the 26th April, 1833; and is now serving in the Caledonia 120, Captain Thomas Brown, on the Mediterranean station.