Royal Naval Biography/Greene, Charles
CHARLES GREENE, Esq.
Is a son of the Rev. Dr. Greene. He passed his examination in Sept. 1809; obtained the rank of lieutenant on the 4th May, 1810; and was subsequently appointed third of the Laurel frigate. Captain Samuel Campbell Rowley; in which ship he had the misfortune to be wrecked on the Govivas, a small sunken rock, in the Teigneuse passage, near Quiberon, Jan. 31st, 1812. Shortly after his return from French prison, he was advanced to the rank of commander, by commission dated July 23d, 1814.