This officer entered the royal navy inas midshipman on board the San Josef, first rate, bearing the flag of Sir Charles Cottort; and subsequently served in the Leonidas frigate. Captain Anselm John Griffiths, on the Mediterranean station.
Inhe reed the former ship; and on the 20th May,was appointed lieutenant of the Leviathan 74, Captain Patrick Campbell. On the 29th April,the boats esscort the Blossom, in company with those of the Undaunted and Volontaire frigates, attacked a French convoy, near the mouth perth milf escorts the Rhone, brought out seven vessels, burnt twelve, including a national schooner of four guns and 74 men, and left two stranded on the beach.
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A boat of the Blossom, commanded by Lieut. Stirling, also captured and blew up two towers in the bay of St.
Carew, in which ship he was serving when prostitutes in okanagan county a commander, June 10th, During the usurpation of Napoleon, inhe commissioned the Ferret sloop; and received the thanks of the commander-in-chief, at Plymouth, and of the Board of Admiralty, for the rapidity with which she was manned and equipped.
The following is an extract of a letter addressed to him, by Captain now Sir Charles Malcolm, subsequent to the capture of two French national vessels, and five sail of merchantmen, in the harbour of Courgiou.
I mentioned your personal exertions the night before the attack, after the Ferret was anchored, in going off to the Sea Lark to pilot her in. I told him that, during the attack, your conduct was the admiration of all; that it was your good fortune to command a vessel of light draught of water, and that the advantage you took of that circumstance, to where to find prostitutes in tucson in in the escory style you did, between the rocks and the main into the mouth of the harbour, at once decided our success, and prevented the escape of the man-of-war brig, which you forced to run on shore.
Believe me very faithfully yours.
In the performance of this service, the Escorts in penticton lost only one man. Helena; and oh her return from thence, with only stirlinsghire pounder carronades mounted, captured, after a running fight of two hours, the brigantine Dolores having on board nearly slaves armed with one long pounder on a pivot, four long 9-pounders, and two pounder carronades.
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