Royal Naval Biography/Chasman, William
WILLIAM CHASMAN, Esq.
Was made a lieutenant in Oct. 1805; and distinguished himself as second of the Kent 74, Captain (afterwards Rear-Admiral) Thomas Rogers, at the capture of a French gun-vessel and ten sail of deeply laden coasters, in the Gulf of Genoa, Aug. 1st, 1808. He was promoted to his present rank, while serving as first of the Superb 78, Commodore Sir Thomas M. Hardy, on the South American station, Jan. 29th, 1821.
Commander Chasman married, in 1826, the only daughter of the late W. Ireland, Esq., H.M. dock-yard at Devonport.