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Royal Naval Biography/Wollaston, Charles


CHARLES WOLLASTON, Esq
[Post-Captain of 1801.]

officer was made a Lieutenant in 1790; and obtained post rank Jan. 1, 1801. He had previously commanded the Cruiser of 18 guns on the North Sea station, where he captured six French privateers, carrying in the whole 68 guns and 282 men. At the renewal of the war in 1803, he was appointed to a command in the Sea Fencible service, between Blackwater and the Stour.

Agent.– Sir F. M. Ommanney, M.P.