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Royal Naval Biography/Lechmere, Charles


CHARLES LECHMERE, Esq.
[Commander.]

Served as midshipman under Captain John Cramer (now Sir Josiah Coghill), in the Concorde frigate, on the East India station; passed, his examination, and was made a lieutenant, in Dec. 1807; served as such in the Lively frigate, Captain George M‘Kinley; San Josef 114, bearing the flag of Sir Charles Cotton, commander-in-chief on the Mediterranean station; and Cyrus 20, Captain William F. Carroll; obtained the rank of commander on the 18th Sept. 1815; and died previous to July 1823.