Royal Naval Biography/Griffiths, Joseph

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JOSEPH GRIFFITHS, Esq.
[Commander.]

Was made a lieutenant on the 19th August 1795; and served as such under the directions of Lieutenant William Bissell, of the Montagu 74, at the capture of thirteen French merchantmen, which had sought shelter under the batteries in the port of Danenne, Oct. 12th, 1800[1]. Since the general peace he has commanded the Musquedobit schooner, on the Irish station. He obtained his present rank on the 12th Aug. 1819.



  1. See Vol. III. Part II. p. 380.