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Royal Naval Biography/Russell, William


WILLIAM RUSSELL, Esq.
[Commander.]

Obtained the rank of lieutenant in 1793; and commanded the boats of the Flora frigate. Captain Robert Gambier Middleton, at the capture of the French national brig Mondovi, of 18 guns and 68 men, in the harbour of Cerigo, May 13th, 1798. He became a commander in Oct. 1808; and died at Kennington, co. Surrey, May 16th, 1828, in the 65th year of hie age.