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[Captain of 1829.]

Son of Rear-Admiral the Hon. Sir Charles Paget, and nephew to the Marquis of Anglesey.

This officer was promoted, while serving as midshipman of the Royal George yatch, Jan. 3d, 1826; appointed flag-lieutenant to Rear-Admiral (now Sir Robert W.) Otway, on the 20th of the following month; advanced to the rank of commander Feb. 21st, 1828; and appointed to the Procris sloop, on the Cork station, Aug. 12th, in the same year. His commission as captain bears date Oct. 28th, 1829.