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date: 06 May 2021

Mitchell, Sir Andrewlocked

(1757–1806)
  • J. K. Laughton
  • , revised by P. L. C. Webb

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Mitchell, Sir Andrew (1757–1806), naval officer, was the second son of Charles Mitchell of Baldridge, near Dunfermline, Fife. Educated at the Edinburgh high school, he entered the navy in 1771 on the Deal Castle. After serving in different ships on the home station, in 1776 he went out to the ...

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