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Was made a lieutenant on the 1st Nov. 1807. During the latter part of the late French war, he served under Captain Sir E. T. Troubridge, in the Armide frigate. He was senior lieutenant of the Granicus, Captain William F. Wise, at the battle of Algiers; and, for his conduct on that occasion, promoted to the rank of commander, Sept, 16th, 1816.