Royal Naval Biography/Bullock, Frederick
FREDERICK BULLOCK, Esq.
A son of the late superannuated Commander James Bullock.
This officer passed his examination, at Portsmouth, in 1811; obtained his first commission on the 22d Jan. 1812; was appointed to the Revolutionnaire frigate. Captain John C. Woolcombe, Nov. 3d, 1813; and subsequently commanded the Snap surveying vessel, on the Newfoundland station. In 1824, he accompanied Captain Lyon from England to the coast of Labrador. He was advanced to his present rank on the 26th Aug. 1829; and has been borne on the books of the William and Mary yacht, at Woolwich, ever since the 30th Oct. in that year.
Commander Bullock is well known as a scientific officer in the hydrographical department of the service.