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Royal Naval Biography/Trench, William Le Poer


HON. WILLIAM LE POER TRENCH.
Secretary to the Board of Customs and Port Duties in Ireland.
[Post-Captain of 1802.]

This officer is a brother of Richard, Earl of Clancarty, G.C.B., his Majesty’s Ambassador to the King of the Netherlands; also of the Right Rev. Dr. Trench, Archbishop of Tuam; and of the gallant Colonel Sir Robert Trench, K.C.B. K.T.S. He was born in July 1771; made a Lieutenant in 1793; promoted to the rank of Post-Captain, April 29, 1802; and appointed to his present situation in 1819.