John Corbett R.N.
John Corbett R.N.

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John Corbett R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
15 July 1822 Born
1864 Married Georgina Grace, eldest daughter of G.J. Holmes, of Brooke Hall, Norfolk
1875 Naval aide-de-camp to Queen Victoria
29 May 1886 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
10 December 1893 Died (Roland Gardens, South Kensington)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
1835Entered Navy
4 May 1846Lieutenant
20 February 1852Commander
10 August 1857Captain
20 April 1875Rear-Admiral
2 August 1879Vice-Admiral
7 April 1885Admiral
15 July 1887Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
9 May 185426 November 1855Commander in Wolverene, North America and West Indies (until wrecked on Courtown Bank, 160 miles from Greytown, all saved)
28 July 18566 December 1857Commander in Inflexible, East Indies and China, (including 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
11 June 185922 April 1864Captain in Scout (from commissioning at Sheerness until paying off at Sheerness), East Indies and China
2 July 186418 May 1866Captain in Hastings (until paying off), flagship of Rear-Admiral Lewis Tobias Jones then Rear-Admiral Frederick Warden, Queenstown
19 May 186630 June 1867Captain in Black Prince, flagship at Queenstown
1 July 186720 September 1867Captain in Mersey (from commissioning at Portsmouth), flagship of Rear-Admiral Claude Henry Mason Buckle, flagship, Queenstown
7 July 186724 July 1867Captain in Warrior, Channel squadron
1 October 186710 August 1869Captain in Britannia, training ship for Naval cadets, Dartmouth (until replaced by Britannia)
11 August 18694 September 1871Captain in Britannia, training ship for Naval cadets, Dartmouth
2 April 18774 August 1879Commander-in-chief, East Indies, flag in Undaunted (then returning from the East Endies in Euryalus)
30 October 18841 July 1885Commander-in-chief, the Nore

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