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Was wounded while serving as midshipman on board the Leander 60, Captain Edward Chetham, at the battle of Algiers. He was made lieutenant into the Newcastle 60, flagship of the late Sir Edward Griffith Colpoys, on the Halifax station, Feb. 5th, 1821; and advanced to his present rank on the 14th Aug. 1829. He subsequently commanded the Sparrowhawk sloop, on the West India station.