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Royal Naval Biography/Hoy, Joseph


JOSEPH HOY, Esq.
[Commander.]

Was made a lieutenant in 1/83, and promoted to the rank of commander, Nov. 20th, 1807, for his gallant defence of the Louisa tender, a vessel mounting only four 3-pounders, with a complement of eighteen men, against a French privateer of fourteen guns, by which he was attacked on the 28th Sept. preceding. He obtained the out-pension of Greenwich Hospital, Jan. 14th, 1826; and died in the year 1820.