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Royal Naval Biography/Senhouse, Humphrey Fleming


HUMPHREY FLEMING SENHOUSE, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1814.]

We first find this officer mentioned as the bearer of despatches from Lord Hugh Seymour to the Admiralty, announcing the capture of Surinam, in 1799; and, secondly, as an able assistant to Captain Philip Beaver, at the debarkation of the British army in Bay Robert, Martinique, Jan. 30 and 31, 1809[1]. His promotion to the rank of commander took place June 2 in the latter year. The following is Mr. James’s



  1. A very interesting memoir “the Life and Services of Captain Philip Beaver,” has recently been published by Captain W. H. Smyth, R.N. K.S.F. &c.