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Royal Naval Biography/Macnamara, Burton


BURTON MACNAMARA, Esq.
[Captain of 1833.]


Brother to Major Macnamara, M.P. for county Clare, Ireland.

This officer passed his examination for lieutenant at Portsmouth, in the summer of 1814; obtained his first commission on the 1st July, 1815; and was made commander from the Cambrian frigate, Captain Gawen William Hamilton, into the Chanticleer sloop, on the Mediterranean station, July 19th, 1822. He was appointed an inspecting commander of the coast guard, June 1st, 1825; and promoted to the rank of captain Nov. 16th, 1833.

Captain Macnamara married. Mar. 1st, 1832, Jane, daughter of Daniel Gabbett, Esq. of Limerick.