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

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The following is the entry for George Alexander Seymour in William O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'.

SEYMOUR. (Commander, 1845.)

George Alexander Seymour passed his examination in 1826; obtained his first commission 10 Doc. 1835; and was appointed, 23 of the same month, Additional-Lieutenant of the President 52, flag-ship of Sir Geo. Cockburn, Commander-in-Chief in North America and the West Indies. He afterwards became Senior ? 29 July, 1836, of the Racer 16, Capt. Jas. Hope, on the station last named, whence he returned in 1838 ? 29 May, 1839, of the Lily 16, Capts. Chas. Deare, John Jas. Allen, and Geo. Baker, under whom he was for four years employed on the coast of Africa ? and 26 Feb. 1845, of the Rodney 92, Capt. Edw. Collier, fitting at Portsmouth. His promotion to the rank of Commander took place 17 May, 1845. He has served in the whole eleven years on the coast of Africa. Agent ? J. Hinxman.

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