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ABEL WANTNER THOMAS, Esq.
[Commander.]

Was made a lieutenant in Oct. 1802. He lost the Grappler gun-brig, on the Isles de Chosey, Dec. 31st, 1803; obtained a pension for wounds, in June, 1813; and was promoted to the rank of commander on the 15th June, 1814. He appears, during the late war, to have received an honorable testimonial from the Committee of the Patriotic Fund.