Fairfax Moresby R.N.
Fairfax Moresby R.N.

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Fairfax Moresby R.N.Explanation
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1786 Born
6 August 1814 Married Eliza Louisa, youngest daughter of Mr John Williams of Bakewell, Derbyshire, mother of his two daughters and three sons
1815 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
5 July 1855 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
28 March 1865 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
21 January 1877 Died
Entry in O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'
 
DateRank
21 December 1799Entered Navy
10 April 1806Lieutenant
18 April 1811Commander
7 June 1814Captain
20 December 1849Rear-Admiral
12 November 1856Vice-Admiral
12 April 1862Admiral
21 January 1870Admiral of the Fleet
 
Date fromDate toService
17 July 18061 November 1809Lieutenant in Kent, Mediterranean
17 January 18104 February 1811Lieutenant in Sultan, Mediterranean
6 February 181110 March 1811Acting commander in Eclair (1807, brig-sloop), Mediterranean
26 March 181129 June 1811Acting commander in Acorn, Mediterranean
10 July 18114 October 1814Commander in Wizard, Mediterranean
26 April 181923 September 1823Captain in Menai, guard ship at St Helena, then Cape of Good Hope, then Mauritius
23 January 183714 July 1840Captain in Pembroke (until paying off at Portsmouth), Mediterranean
1 March 184530 May 1848Captain in Canopus, 1845 experimental squadron then Channel squadron
26 August 185011 May 1854Commander-in-chief, Pacific, flag in Portland
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