John William Dorville R.N.
John William Dorville R.N.

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John William Dorville R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
24 May 1816 Born
1883 Wrote 'Cruising in Many Waters'.
24 June 1894 Died
7 May 1828Entered Navy
23 November 1841Lieutenant
28 February 1853Commander
30 January 1861Captain
8 April 1867Retired Captain
1 August 1877Retired Rear-Admiral
6 May 1882Retired Vice-Admiral
15 July 1887Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
8 December 1841 Lieutenant in Minden, commanded by Michael Quin, hospital ship, China
27 September 1845 Lieutenant in Juno, commanded by Patrick John Blake, Pacific
3 September 1851 Lieutenant in Rattler, commanded by Arthur Mellersh, East Indies
21 December 1852 Commander (2ic) in Cressy, commanded by Richard Laird Warren, Mediterranean, then (1854) the Baltic during the Russian war,
20 April 1854 Commander (2ic) in St Jean d'Acre, commanded by Henry Keppel, Western squadron, then (May 1854) the Baltic during the Russian War
7 July 1855 Commander (2ic) in St Jean d'Acre, commanded by George St Vincent King, Mediterranean
7 April 186030 January 1861Commander in Implacable, training ship for boys, Devonport

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