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Royal Naval Biography/Holman, William


WILLIAM HOLMAN, Esq.
[Commander.]

Was made a lieutenant in Sept. 1799; and commanded a boat belonging to the Regulus 44, Captain (now Sir George) Eyre, at the capture of an armed schooner and several merchant vessels, in Aguada Bay, Porto-Rico, July 11th, 1798. In 1811, he acted for some time as captain of the Hibernia 120, off Toulon. His commission as commander bears date Feb. 20th, 1812.