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Mitchell, Sir Andrew, was born in 1757, and after having served under Commodore Sir Edward Vernon in 1778, was made a post-captain. He attained flag-rank in 1795, and became a vice-admiral in 1799. In that year, as second to Lord Duncan, he commanded the expedition to Holland, and took possession of the Dutch fleet in the Texel. For this service be received the thanks of the House of Commons and a K.B. He afterwards held a command in the Channel fleet, off the coast of Ireland, and at Halifax. He was made an admiral in 1805, and in the following year died at Bermuda.