Royal Naval Biography/Serrell, John


JOHN SERRELL, Esq
[Post-Captain of 1803.]

This officer received his first commission in 1793; was made a Commander into the Echo sloop of war, at Jamaica, in 1800; and posted into the Garland frigate on the same station., Jan. 27, 1803. He subsequently commanded the Cumberland of 74 guns; Victory, a first rate, fitting for the flag of Sir James Saumarez; and Helder frigate. The latter ship was employed for several years on the Baltic station. Captain Serrell married, in 1804, Miss E. Dean, of Liverpool.

Agent.– Hugh Stanger, Esq.