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Royal Naval Biography/Heaslop, John Colpoys


Passed his examination in Oct. 1813, and was made a lieutenant on the 6th of the following month. He subsequently served under Captain John Martin Hanchett, in the Diadem troop-ship; Captains Farmery P. Upworth and George M‘Kinley, in the Bulwark 74; Captain Charles Buller, C.B. in the Akbar 50; and Captain Samuel Jackson, C.B. in the Niger 38; from which latter ship he was advanced to the rank of commander, June 21th, 1817.