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Royal Naval Biography/Groves, James


JAMES GROVES, Esq.
[Commander.]

Was made a lieutenant on the 1st of June, 1802; and served as such under Sir Home Popham, in the Romney 50, Diadem 64, and Venerable 74; on the East India station, at the capture of the Cape of Good Hope and Buenos Ayres; at the reduction of Walcheren, and on the north coast of Spain. He subsequently accompanied Sir James Lucas Yeo to Canada, and was serving on the Lakes when promoted to his present rank, Feb. 14th, 1814.

This officer married, Nov. 14th, 1825, Susan Isabella, second daughter of the late Mr. John Harington, of Penzance.