O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'


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The following is the entry for Richard Laird Warren in William O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'.

WARREN. (Captain, 1839.)

Richard Laird Warren is eldest son of the late Vice-Admiral Fred. Warren.
This officer entered the Navy 1 Aug. 1822; passed his examination in 1828; obtained his first commission 1 Jan. 1829; was appointed, 18 Aug. following and 20 Nov. 1830, to the Victory 104, flag-ship of Hon. Sir Robt. Stopford at Portsmouth, and Sapphire 28, Capt. Hon. Wm. Wellesley, fitting for the West Indies; and from 10 Sept. 1831 until advanced to the rank of Commander, 24 Dec. 1833, was employed in the Isis 50, as Flag-Lieutenant to his father at the Cape of Good Hope. He obtained command, 21 Sept. 1835 and 13 Oct. 1836, of the Snake 16 and Serpent 16, on the North America and West India station; he was superseded from the latter vessel on the occasion of his promotion to Post-rank, 9 May, 1839; and he served next, from 4 Aug. 1841 until paid off at the close of 1843, in the Magicienne 24, on the Mediterranean station. He has since been on half-pay.
Capt. Warren married, 25 April, 1844, Eleanor Charlotte, second daughter of the late Pelham Warren, Esq., M.D., of Worting House, Hants. Agent ? Joseph Woodhead.


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