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GEORGE ASTLE, Esq
[Post-Captain of 1798.]

This officer was made a Lieutenant in 1794; and obtained post rank Aug. 27, 1798. During the remainder of the war he commanded la Virginie frigate, in the East Indies, where he took several prizes, and among others captured three Dutch vessels of war, mounting in the whole 32 guns. He returned to England Feb. 14, 1803.

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