Charles Henry May R.N.
Charles Henry May R.N.

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Charles Henry May R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
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17 August 1829Entered Navy
7 March 1843Lieutenant
10 January 1854Commander
23 June 1859Captain
21 September 1876Retired Rear-Admiral
3 January 1881Retired Vice-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
14 October 1852 Lieutenant in Leander, commanded by George St Vincent King, Porstmouth
16 February 1854 Commander (2ic) in St George, commanded by Harry Eyres, particular service
27 May 1856 Commander (2ic) in Duke of Wellington, commanded by Henry Caldwell, flagship of Rear-Admiral Richard Saunders Dundas, particular service
7 May 185923 June 1859Commander in Pioneer (from commissioning at Portsmouth), Channel squadron, then China
4 April 186317 May 1865Captain in Canopus, commanded by Charles Adam, receiving ship, Devonport
17 May 1865June 1865Captain in Scout (from commissioning at Sheerness), Pacific
13 January 1868 Captain in Defence, Channel squadron

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