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Royal Naval Biography/Michell, Frederick Thomas

[Captain of 1830.]

Was long a follower of Sir Edward Pellew (now Viscount Exmouth), and has the reputation of being a most daring, gallant officer. He was made a lieutenant in May, 1807, and commanded the battering flotilla attached to the squadron under his patron, at the battle of Algiers. He was advanced to the rank of commander on the 16th Sept. 1816; and of captain, Feb. 17th, 1830. His wife is the youngest daughter of the late Mr. Prideaux, of Wadebridge House, near Truro, in Cornwall.