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[Post-Captain of 1825.]

Son of the late Lieutenant George Hire, R.N., and brother-in-law to Colonel Sandys.

This officer was made a commander, Aug. 1st, 1811; appointed to the Bittern sloop, about July, 1812; and advanced to the rank of captain, May 27th, 1825. He married. May 8th, 1810, Harriet, youngest daughter of John James, of Rosemundy, near Truro, co. Cornwall, Esq; and died, at Brockhurst, co. Warwick, Mar. 9th, 1831; aged 51 years.

Agents.– Messrs. Cooke, Halford, and Son.