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Royal Naval Biography/Cotesworth, William


WILLIAM COTESWORTH, Esq.
[Commander.]

Was made a lieutenant on the 16th Sept. 1816; appointed to the Revolutionnaire frigate, Captain the Hon. Fleetwood B. R. Pellew, fitting out for the Mediterranean station, Aug, 20th, 1818; and advanced to his present rank on the 5th April 1829. We are informed that he was selected to superintend the mining establishment at Cata Branca, in Brazil, in 1833.