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William Butterfield
(1767-1842)

William Butterfield was born in 1767 and died in Portsmouth on 3 Oct 1842. He served in the Royal Navy.

Sons who served as naval officers: Edward Harris Butterfield

Ranks:

Lt (1794)
Capt (1802)
RAdm W (1840)

Notes:

Left the navy due to what he felt was ill treatment.
Joined the merchant service.
Pressed from the American vessel, Anna (1793).
As Lieutenant of Majestic, 74 (Captain Charles Cotton), he took part in the Glorious First of June (1794).

OB: DOD

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