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Fairfax Moresby R.N.

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Fairfax Moresby R.N.Explanation
Eldest son of Fairfax Moresby, R.N. (1786-1877)
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
9 December 1826 Born
16 February 1856 Married Emma Eliza (1838-1922), daughter of Herbert Taylor Lewis (1807-1852) at Dunkirk, France. In 1873 Emma married Henry Bevan, Lieutenant in the 95th Regiment
1858 Died (when Sappho, of which he was in command, was lost with all hands off Australia)
 
DateRank
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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