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Royal Naval Biography/Westropp, Amos Freeman


AMOS FREEMAN WESTROPP, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1818.]

Was made lieutenant, in 1797; commander, Aug. 12, 1812; and post-captain, Dec. 7, 1818. On the 24th Oct. 1812, being then in the Peruvian brig, stationed at the Leeward Islands, he captured the American privateer schooner Yankee, of 7 guns and 44 men. He subsequently commanded the Bucephalus troop-ship, and Childers sloop of war.

Agents.– Messrs. Atkins and Son.