He was promoted lieutenant, commander, and to the rank of post captain.
He glanced up too and was startled to find the post captain looking down at him.
He must remember the phrase: his father would be more than interested since Nelson, as a young post captain, had served under him.
Yes, there were many advantages in being a post captain, even though at the bottom of a list, and a frigate was a nice command.
On 16 October Spencer sent him a commission as post captain.
He became lieutenant in 1770, commander in 1772, and post captain in 1775.
Despite these commands an official mistake meant that his commission as post captain was dated 6 October 1795.
On his return, Domett was made a post captain.
As a result he was promoted acting post captain and briefly given the command of the captured 74.
He made post captain in 1868 and was compulsorily retired in 1870.