Royal Naval Biography/Tupman, George


Obtained a lieutenant’s commission on the 19th Mar. 1805; commanded the boats of the Meleager frigate, Captain John Broughton, at the capture of le Renard, French privateer, mounting one long six-pounder, with a complement of 47 men, off St. Iago de Cuba, Feb. 8th, 1808; and subsequently served under Captains Lucius Curtis and the Hon. T. B. Capel, in the Magicienne frigate and la Hogue 74. He was acting commander of the Chanticleer sloop, at the reduction of Guadaloupe, by the forces under Sir James Leith and Sir Philip C. Durham, in Aug. 1815; and advanced to his present rank on the 9th Oct. following.