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Bowen, Jameslocked

(1751–1835)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by Andrew Lambert

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Bowen, James (1751–1835), naval officer, was born at Ilfracombe. He first went to sea in the merchant service, and in 1776 he commanded a ship in the African and West India trade. Shortly afterwards he entered the navy as a master, and he served in that capacity on board the ...

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