Royal Naval Biography/Paulet, George

[Captain of 1833.]

Third son of the Marquis of Winchester, by Anne, second daughter of John Andrews, Esq. of Shotney Hall, co. Northumberland.

This officer was born on the 12th Aug. 1803; entered the royal navy in Feb. 1817; obtained his first commission on the 9th Feb. 1825; and was made a commander Feb. 28th, 1828. He was appointed to the Nautilus sloop in Mar. 1830; and, after serving for upwards of three years on the Lisbon station[1], promoted to the rank of captain, Nov. 18th, 1833. On the Nautilus being paid off, he gave his officers a sumptuous entertainment, at Portsmouth.