Royal Naval Biography/Smith, Robert
ROBERT SMITH, Esq.
Son of the late Mr. Smith, carpenter in the royal navy. This officer obtained his first commission on the 24th Aug. 1807; and was senior lieutenant of the Eurotas 38, Captain (now Sir John) Phillimore, in the severe action between that ship and la Clorinde French frigate, Feb. 25th, 1814. He was advanced to his present rank on the 4th of the following month.
Commander Smith married, June 26th, 1818, Miss Seeds, daughter of a medical practitioner.