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Royal Naval Biography/Cowan, Thomas

[Post-Captain of 1802.]

This officer was first Lieutenant of the Swiftsure 74, commanded by the present Vice-Admiral Sir Benjamin Hallowell, K.C.B. in the battle of Aug. 1, 1798; and, if we mistake not, he received the Turkish gold medal for his subsequent services in Egypt. He obtained post rank, April 29, 1802.