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Exchange database offline - dirty shutdown

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We have an Exchange 2013 server where the database has been dismounted after the log file drive ran out of space. When I run an eseutil /mh "E:\Databases\Mailbox Database 0629442944.edb" I get the following.

DATABASE HEADER:
Checksum Information:
Expected Checksum: 0xab6015e6
  Actual Checksum: 0xab6015e6

Fields:
        File Type: Database
         Checksum: 0xab6015e6
   Format ulMagic: 0x89abcdef
   Engine ulMagic: 0x89abcdef
 Format ulVersion: 0x620,20
 Engine ulVersion: 0x620,20
Created ulVersion: 0x620,20
     DB Signature: Create time:12/10/2014 12:43:08.583 Rand:2546566054 Computer:
         cbDbPage: 32768
           dbtime: 1724378726 (0x66c7ee66)
            State: Dirty Shutdown
     Log Required: 2984624-2984697 (0x2d8ab0-0x2d8af9)
    Log Committed: 0-2984698 (0x0-0x2d8afa)
   Log Recovering: 2984698 (0x2d8afa)
  GenMax Creation: 02/14/2016 14:24:46.980
         Shadowed: Yes
       Last Objid: 144145
     Scrub Dbtime: 0 (0x0)
       Scrub Date: 00/00/1900 00:00:00
     Repair Count: 0
      Repair Date: 00/00/1900 00:00:00.000
 Old Repair Count: 0
  Last Consistent: (0x1E368D,70,310)  09/02/2015 11:34:50.015
      Last Attach: (0x1E368E,2,268)  09/02/2015 11:35:10.775
      Last Detach: (0x0,0,0)  00/00/1900 00:00:00.000
    Last ReAttach: (0x2D8AEE,2,0)  02/14/2016 14:22:57.901
             Dbid: 1
    Log Signature: Create time:12/10/2014 12:43:08.067 Rand:1468298771 Computer:
       OS Version: (6.2.9200 SP 0 NLS ffffffff.ffffffff)

The log files that it says are required are available and I've tried running

eseutil /r e00 /l "C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\Mailbox\Mailbox Database 0629442944" /d "E:\Databases\Mailbox Database 0629442944.edb" /a /i

and I get the following error

Operation terminated with error -541 (JET_errLogFileSizeMismatch, actual log file size does not match JET_paramLogFileSize) after 0.203 seconds.

What would be the next step to recovering this?
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