Royal Naval Biography/Pringle, George
GEORGE PRINGLE, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1814.]
Was first lieutenant of the Jason frigate. Captain (now Sir Thomas John) Cochrane, at the capture of la Favorite, (formerly a British sloop of war) mounting 29 guns, with a complement of 150 men, on the Leeward Islands station, Jan. 27, 1807. “His active conduct on this, as well as every occasion,” was duly acknowledged by Captain Cochrane, who regretted that it “did not afford him a greater opportunity of distinguishing himself.” He was made commander Dec. 27, 1808, and advanced to post rank, June 7, 1814.