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Royal Naval Biography/Mostyn, Henry Meredith


Served as midshipman on board the Alceste frigate. Captain (afterwards Sir Murray) Maxwell, during Lord Amherst’s embassy to China, in 1816, and was wrecked in that ship, near the island of Pulo-Leat, Feb. 18th, 1817[1]. He was made a lieutenant in Jan. 1823; and advanced to his present rank on the 26th Feb. 1830.

Commander Mostyn married, in Nov. 1832, Susanna, daughter of the late J. S. Townshend, Esq., of Trevallyn, co. Denbigh.