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Royal Naval Biography/Simeon, Charles

[Post-Captain of 1827.]

Third and youngest son of the late Sir John Simeon, Bart., M.P., and senior Master in the Court of Chancery, by Rebecca, eldest daughter of John Cornwall, of Hendon House, co. Middlesex, Esq.

This officer passed his examination in Oct. 1811; and was made a lieutenant on the 2d of June, 1812. He subsequently served under the late Captain Farmery P. Epworth, in the Bulwark 74; obtained the rank of commander, June 13th, 1815; and an appointment to the Arab sloop, fitting out for the Irish station, Nov. 2d, 1818. His commission as captain bears date Mar. 10th, 1827 ; at which period he was appointed to the Niemen 28, employed on the Halifax station. He married, July 5th, 1821, Frances, second daughter of Thomas Woore, of Inch House, co. Donegal, Esq.

Agents.– Messrs. Cooke, Halford, and Son.