Alexander Crombie Gordon R.N.
Alexander Crombie Gordon R.N.

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Alexander Crombie Gordon R.N.Explanation
Third son of John Gordon, of Cairnbulg
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
3 December 1818 Born
23 December 1893 Died (at Aberdeen)
31 May 1831Entered Navy
17 September 1842Lieutenant
22 October 1853Commander
5 February 1858Captain
1871Retired Captain
11 December 1875Retired Rear-Admiral
20 January 1880Retired Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
10 February 1854 Commander (2ic) in Majestic, commanded by James Hope, Sheerness
19 February 1855 Commander in Bulldog, the Baltic during the Russian War
24 January 186211 February 1862Captain in Euryalus (from commissioning at Portsmouth), fitting at Portsmouth
(12 February 1862)20 December 1862Captain in Amphion (until paying off at Sheerness), Mediterranean
15 December 186428 May 1868Captain in Cadmus (from commissioning at Chatham until paying off at Chatham), North America and West Indies
9 September 18686 September 1871Captain in Black Prince, Coast Guard, Greenock (replacing Lion), (and, May 1869, cruise of the Reserve Fleet)

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