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Shuldham Peard - Family and Early Life
... At the age of ten he was entered on the books of HMS Fly, and afterwards on those of HMS Racehorse, as an able seaman ... He probably first went afloat in 1776, in the 64-gun HMS Worcester, with Captain Mark Robinson he was afterwards in HMS Martin with Captain William Parker, and in HMS Thetis with Captain ... In June 1780 he was appointed to the 74-gun HMS Edgar, one of the ships of the Channel Fleet, and continued in her until February 1782, taking part in the relief of Gibraltar in ...
James Bowen (Royal Navy Officer) - French Revolutionary Wars
... in 1793, Admiral Lord Howe asked Bowen to be master of his flagship, the 100-gun HMS Queen Charlotte ... He took command of the 74-gun HMS Thunderer and served in the West Indies for a time, before taking command of the 44-gun HMS Argo in March 1798 ... She was of upwards of 950 tons burthen, carrying 42 guns plus coehorns and swivel guns ...
Sir William Cornwallis - American Revolutionary War - Duty in The West Indies
... of two line-of-battle ships, the Lion and HMS Bristol and one large 44-gun frigate, HMS Janus ... The newcomers proved to be the 64-gun HMS Ruby, the 33-gun HMS Niger and the 28-gun HMS Pomona ... to England in the Lion in June 1781 and was appointed to command the 74-gun third-rate HMS Canada ...
Sir George Collier, 1st Baronet - War of 1812
... On 15 March 1814 Collier received command of the 50-gun HMS Leander and was sent to North America to deal with the American super frigates that were causing losses to British merchant shipping ... was at the time sailing with two captured British prizes, the former HMS Levant and HMS Cyane ...

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