Royal Naval Biography/Meredith, Samuel

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SAMUEL MEREDITH, Esq.
[Commander.]

Was made a lieutenant on the 24th Nov. 1815; and appointed, as supernumerary, to the Severn frigate. Captain William M‘Culloch, superintendent of the coast blockade, Oct. 4th, 1820. He subsequently served in the Prince Regent 120, bearing the flag of the late Sir Benjamin H. Carew, stationed off Gillingham. He obtained his present rank on the 7th May, 1828.; and was appointed an inspecting commander of the coast guard in July, 1830.

This officer married, June 21st, 1819, Lydia, third daughter of John Dyer, Esq., Secretary of Greenwich Hospital.