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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[1]. “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.