in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 342 words.
Gray, Charles (1782–1851), marine officer and songwriter, was born at Anstruther Wester, Fife, on 10 March 1782, the son of Charles Gray and his wife, Margaret Raker. His education and...