Royal Naval Biography/Burgess, William


WILLIAM BURGESS, Esq.
[Commander.]

Was senior lieutenant of the Impregnable 98, flag-ship of Rear-Admiral Benjamin Caldwell, on the memorable first of June, 1794; and promoted to his present rank July 5th following. He afterwards held a command in the Sea-Fencible service, on the southern coast of Cornwall. His son, Samuel, is a captain in the navy.