Royal Naval Biography/Paine, Reuben
REUBEN PAINE, Esq.
Was wounded while serving as midshipman on board the Isis 50, Captain (afterwards Rear-Admiral) James Walker, at the battle of Copenhagen, April 2d, 1801; and again, as senior lieutenant of the Erebus rocket ship. Captain David E. Bartholomew, in the Potowmac river. North America, Sept 6th, 1814. He was promoted to the rank of lieutenant in Jan. 1809; granted a pension of five shillings per diem, for wounds. May 28th, 1816; made a commander on the 19th June, 1828; and appointed to the coast guard service April 6th, 1831.
This officer married, Dec. 10th, 1817 Miss Cave, of Portsmouth.