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Royal Naval Biography/Hodder, Edward


EDWARD HODDER, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1814.]

Was made lieutenant in 1794; commander April 27, 1801; appointed to the Tisiphone sloop, stationed off Lymington, April 13, 1813; and posted June 27, 1814.

In April, 1820, Captain Hodder was assaulted in Hyde Park, by an armed black, who, under a threat of charging him with an offence of a detestable nature, extorted some money from him. Captain Hodder caused the miscreant to be instantly apprehended, and in the following month he was executed at the Old Bailey.

Captain Hodder died in France, at the commencement of the present year.