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Royal Naval Biography/Gregory, William


WILLIAM GREGORY, Esq.
[Commander.]

Was made a lieutenant in Oct. 1802, and promoted to his present rank in April, 1811. He subsequently commanded the Electra sloop, on the Newfoundland station, where he captured, July 7th, 1813, the American privateer schooner Growler, mounting one long 24-pounder and four eighteens, with a complement of sixty men. Since the peace he has been employed in the Ordinary at Sheerness.