Royal Naval Biography/Madden, Charles


A son of the late Captain Madden, of Portsmouth, agent for officers of the royal marines; and brother to Mr. Lewis Madden, master of the ceremonies at Southampton.

This officer was made lieutenant into the Wasp sloop. Captain Thomas Wren Carter, at Jamaica, Sept. 23d, 1819; appointed to the Ringdove 18, Captain George F. Rich, fitting out for the West India station, Dec. 3d, 1822; and advanced to the rank of commander Mar. 30th, 1829.