Royal Naval Biography/Lye, William Jones

[Post-Captain of 1806.]

Was made a Lieutenant in 1802, and advanced to post rank May 22, 1806. He subsequently commanded the Bombay, Terpsichore, and Doris frigates, on the East India station. In the former ship he captured the Jaseur French national brig, of 12 guns and 55 men, July 10, 1807; and in the latter he assisted at the reduction of the Isles of France and Java, Dec. 1810, and Sept. 1811. The Doris returned home with Commodore Broughton, in Nov. 1812.