William Gore-Jones R.N.
William Gore-Jones R.N.

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William Gore-Jones R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
12 March 1826 Born (Ireland)
26 January 1858 Married Agnes (1821-1912), daughter of Robert Spankie (1781-1842)
28 May 1888 Died (London, England)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
6 November 1848Lieutenant
13 November 1854Commander
20 August 1861Captain
5 August 1877Rear-Admiral
6 May 1882Vice-Admiral
15 July 1887Admiral
4 October 1887Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
13 November 184819 April 1849Lieutenant in St Vincent, commanded by Sidney Colpoys Dacres, flagship of Rear-Admiral Charles Napier, particular service
28 September 184913 October 1852Lieutenant in Leander, commanded by Captain Sidney Colpoys Dacres then Captain George St Vincent King, particular service (Squadron of Evolution)
29 November 185214 December 1852Lieutenant in Leander, commanded by Captain George St Vincent King, Portsmouth
15 December 185221 December 1852Lieutenant in Cruizer, commanded by Commander George Henry Douglas, Woolwich
22 December 18525 December 1854Lieutenant in Firebrand, commanded by Captain Hyde Parker, Mediterranean (and, 1854, Black Sea during the Russian War)
6 December 185413 April 1855Commander (2ic) in Firebrand, commanded by Captain William Houston Stewart then Captain William Moorsom, Black Sea during the Russian War
18 March 18564 July 1856Commander in Assurance, Portsmouth
27 October 185622 December 1859Coast Guard, Donaghadee, Co. Down
23 December 185928 September 1861Commander in Scourge, Mediterranean
12 February 186414 August 1867Captain in Princess Royal (from commissioning at Plymouth until paying off at Plymouth), flagship of Rear-Admiral George St Vincent King, East India and China
28 May 186831 December 1870Captain in Impregnable, Devonport, training ship
13 May 18733 August 1879Naval Attaché in Washington
4 August 187911 April 1882Commander-in-chief, East Indies

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