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Royal Naval Biography/Gordon, James Gabriel


Passed his examination in Mar. 1809; obtained his first commission on the 3d of Oct. 1810; and served, during the last two years of the late war, in the Egmont 74, Captain Joseph Bingham, On the 20th of Sept. 1814, he was appointed flag-lieutenant to Rear-Admiral Penrose; with whom he continued until promoted to the rank of commander, July 20th, 1815. He has since been employed in the Ordinary at Sheerness.