Royal Naval Biography/Patton, Robert

[Post-Captain of 1827.]

Son of Retired-Captain Charles Patton, R.N., late igent of Transports at Portsmouth.

This officer was made a lieutenant Nov. 13th, 1810; appointed to the Loire and Junon frigates, Captains Thomas Brown and Clotworthy Upton, April 12th, 1813, and Nov. 4th, 1814; advanced to the rank of commander, June 13th, 1815; and presented with the honorary medallion of the Royal Humane Society, April 13th, 1826. His commission as captain bears date April 30th, 1827, at which period he commanded the Trinculo sloop, on the Irish station.