Royal Naval Biography/Paine, Reuben

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REUBEN PAINE, Esq.
[Commander.]

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[1]. 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.