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Nephew to the late Captain Thomas Gordon Caulfield, R.N.

This officer served as midshipman under Captain the Hon. Henry Duncan, in the Imperieuse and Glasgow frigates, on the Mediterranean and Channel stations. He was made lieutenant into the Leander 60, flag-ship of the late Hon. Sir Henry Blackwood, on the East India station, Feb. 6th, 1821 ; advanced to his present rank on the 27th Aug. 1832; and appointed an inspecting commander of the coast guard in 1834.