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1815 State of the British Navy 396

THE totals, in the two " ordinary" columns of the present abstract, decisively show the peaceable state of the navy at the beginning of the year 1816 ; * and the totals, generally, differ but slightly from those of the abstract for the year in which the war had commenced.

The number of commissioned officers and masters, belonging to the British navy at the beginning of the present year, was,

Admirals

67

Vice-admirals

68

Rear-admirals

75

Rear-admirals - superannuated

32

 
Post-captains

851

Post-captains - superannuated

36

 
Commanders, or sloop-captains

812

Commanders, or sloop-captains - superannuated  

80

 
Lieutenants

4064

Masters

693

And the number of seamen and marines, voted for the service of the same year, was 33,000.

Having brought to a close the wars of civilized nations, we have now to record the particulars of a short but decisive war

* See Appendix, Annual Abstract No. 24.

For the lists of casualties usually introduced in this place, see Appendix Nos. 14, 15, 16, and 17.

See Appendix, No. 18.

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