Royal Naval Biography/Hewett, William (b)
WILLIAM HEWETT (b), Esq.
Entered the royal navy in 1805; passed his examination in June 1812; and was promoted into the Inconstant frigate. Captain Sir Edward Tucker, on the South American station, Sept. 10th, 1814. During the last fifteen years, he has commanded the Protector and Fairy, surveying vessels, on the North Sea station. His promotion to the rank of commander took place on the 8th Nov. 1826.