Royal Naval Biography/Rich, Charles


CHARLES RICH, Esq.
[Commander.]

A son of the late Admiral Sir Thomas Rich, and brother to Captain George Frederick Rich, R.N. This officer served as midshipman under Commodore (now Sir Edward W. C. R.) Owen; passed his examination in May 1810; obtained a lieutenant’s commission on the 28th of the following month; and was advanced to his present rank Jan. 27th, 1816.