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Royal Naval Biography/Babington, James Boyle


Passed his examination, and was made a lieutenant, in April, 1810. He subsequently served in l’Aigle frigate. Captain Sir John Louis; Woodlark sloop, Captain William Cutfield; and as first of the Impregnable 98, bearing the flag of Rear-Admiral (now Sir David) Milne, at the battle of Algiers. He obtained the rank of commander Sept. 16th, 1816; and was afterwards employed in the coast-guard service, between Great Yarmouth and Burnham. This officer died in 1826.