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Royal Naval Biography/Mudge, William


WILLIAM MUDGE, Esq.
Fellow of the Antiquarian Society.
[Commander.]

A son of the late Major General William Mudge, royal artillery, LL.D., F.R.S., F.A.S., a commissioner of the board of longitude, &c. &c. &c.

This officer was made a lieutenant on the 19th Sept. 1815; and afterwards employed for many years as a maritime surveyor, on the coasts of Africa and Ireland. He obtained the rank of commander in Oct. 1825; and is now serving as supernumerary on board the San Josef 110, bearing the flag of Sir William Hargood, G.C.B., in Hamoaze. He married, Oct. 11th, 1827, Mary Marinda, only child of William Rae, Esq. of Blackheath.