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Royal Naval Biography/Lowry, James


Was made a lieutenant on the 28th Jan. 1802; and appointed first of the Ajax 74, commanded by that excellent officer, Captain (now Sir Robert Waller) Otway, about July 1809. In 1812, we find him an agent of transports; and in 1821, commanding the Cameleon revenue cutter, on the Portsmouth station. He was promoted to his present rank on the 12th Sept. 1822, previous to which his vessel had formed part of the squadron employed in escorting King George IV. to Scotland.