O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'

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The following is the entry for George Le Geyt Bowyear in William O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'.

BOWYEAR. (Lieutenant, 1840.)

George Le Geyt Bowyear entered the Navy 2 Dec. 1830; passed his examination in 1836; and was promoted from the Andromeda, 46 [should be Andromache, 28], Capt. Robt. Lambert Baynes, to a Lieutenancy, 19 April, 1840, in the Racehorse 18, Capts. Edw. Alfred John Harris, John Coghlan Fitzgerald, and Edm. Peel, employed on the North America and West India station, where he officiated for some time as First-Lieutenant. He has been serving in the East Indies, since 15 July, 1843, on board the Pilot 16, Capts. Wm. Henry Jervis and Geo. Knyvett Wilson.

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