John William Pike R.N.
John William Pike R.N.

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John William Pike R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1852 F.R.G.S. (Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society)
1865 Married Jane Roberts, eldest daughter of John Brown, F.R.G.S. and F.R.S.N.A.
1842Entered Navy
12 September 1848Lieutenant
21 July 1860Commander
1 January 1868Captain
1 July 1885Retired Rear-Admiral
21 July 1894Died
Date fromDate toService
23 May 18531865Lieutenant in St Jean d'Acre, commanded by Henry Keppel, Western squadron, then (May 1854) the Baltic and (1855) the Black Sea during the Russian War
27 July 18551856Lieutenant and commander in Banshee, Mediterranean and the Black Sea during the Russian War
1 December 185612 October 1859Lieutenant and commander in Antelope (from commissioning at Woolwich until paying off at Woolwich), west coast of Africa
21 December 18619 May 1862Commander in Vigilant, Channel squadron
9 May 18621865Commander in Devastation, Pacific
18651867Coast Guard

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