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Fairfax Moresby R.N.

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Fairfax Moresby R.N.Explanation
Son of Admiral Sir Fairfax Moresby
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
December 1826 Born
1858 Died (when Sappho, of which he was in command, was lost with all hands off Australia)
14 October 1847Lieutenant
14 May 1854Commander
Date fromDate toService
8 January 1856 Commander in Sappho, West coast of Africa, then left England late in 1857 and disappeared, with all hands, on the final stages of a voyage from the Cape of Good Hope to Sydney in February 1858

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