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Royal Naval Biography/Davies, Richard Plummer


RICHARD PLUMMER DAVIES, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1812.]

Served under Sir Richard J. Strachan, in the Caesar 80, at the capture of four French line-of-battle ships, Nov. 4, 1805; received a lieutenant’s commission on the 24th of the following month; was made commander, April 11, 1809; and advanced to post rank, June 19, 1812.

Captain Davies commanded a division of gun-boats during the Walcheren expedition, in 1809; and subsequently the Brazen sloop, and Garland of 22 guns.