Royal Naval Biography/Crawford, Abraham


ABRAHAM CRAWFORD, Esq.
[Captain of 1829.]

Was made a lieutenant Nov. 25th, 1807; commander Mar. 23d, 1815; appointed to the Grasshopper sloop, fitting out for the Jamaica station, Dec. 8th, 1827; and promoted to the rank of captain, in the Magnificent, receiving ship, at Port Royal, Jan. 5th, 1829. He returned home from the West Indies, in the Herald yacht, April 3d, 1829; and married, in Jan. 1831, Sophia, daughter of the Rev. J. Mockter, of Rockville.

Agent.– J Copland, Esq.