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WILLIAM PRICE HAMILTON, Esq.
[Commander.]

Entered the royal navy in 1810; and was appointed flag-lieutenant to Sir Henry Blackwood, commander in chief on the East India station, Aug. 20th, 1820; removed from the Leander 50 to the Topaze 46, Captain Charles Richardson, July 29th, 1821; promoted to the rank of commander Nov. 13th, 1823; and appointed to the Comus sloop, fitting out for the West India and North American station, Oct. 31st, 1832. He married, in 1831, Harriet, only daughter of the late R. H. Faulconer, of Lewes, co. Sussex.