Royal Naval Biography/Jones, William
WILLIAM JONES, Esq.
[Captain of 1828.]
Was made a lieutenant in July 1811; appointed to the Cossack 22, Captain Francis Stanfell, Feb. 12th, 1813; and to be first of the Hind sloop, commanded by Sir Charles Burrard, Sept. 12th, 1819. He subsequently served under Captain Sir Murray Maxwell, in the Bulwark 76, and Gloucester, 74, successively bearing the flag of Sir Benjamin Hallowell, in the river Medway; and was promoted to the command of the Orestes 18, oh the Halifax station. May 1st, 1826. His commission as captain bears date Aug. 18th, 1828.