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Royal Naval Biography/Haswell, William Henry


Is the son of a naval officer, who died suddenly ou the 5th Jan. 1831, aged 77. He passed his examination in July 1808; obtained his first commission on the 28th Feb. 1809; served under Captain the Hon. (now Sir) Charles Paget, in the Superb 74, on the Channel and Halifax stations, from Sept. 1812 until Aug. 1814; and was advanced to his present rank July 22d, 1830. He is now an inspecting commander of the coast guard.