Shute Barrington Piers R.N.
Shute Barrington Piers R.N.

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Shute Barrington Piers R.N.Explanation
Son of Rev. Octavius Piers (1792-1848)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
15 January 1828 Born (Preston, Dorset, England)
5 June 1863 Married Jane Cunningham (1843-1925), daughter of Peter David Handyside (1808-1881)
14 August 1876 Died (Yarmouth, Norfolk, England)
6 December 1848Mate
11 May 1849Lieutenant
10 May 1856Commander
11 April 1863Captain
1 October 1873Retired Captain
Date fromDate toService
11 May 184921 September 1849Lieutenant in Centaur, commanded by Captain Claude Henry Mason Buckle, west coast of Africa (until Buckle was invalided)
22 September 18498 June 1850Lieutenant in Firefly, commanded by Commander John Tudor, west coast of Africa
17 August 18506 March 1854Lieutenant in Albion, commanded by Captain William James Hope Johnstone, Mediterranean
7 March 185431 January 1855Lieutenant in Sampson, commanded by Captain Lewis Tobias Jones, Mediterranean (and Black Sea during the Russian War)
6 March 185531 December 1855Lieutenant and commander in Starling, the Baltic (as tender to Duke of Wellington) during the Russian War
1 January 18569 May 1856Lieutenant and commander in Starling, the Baltic
10 May 185620 August 1856Commander in Starling, Plymouth
24 July 185722 January 1858Commander (2ic) in Chesapeake, commanded by Commodore Harry Edmond Edgell, East Indies
20 January 185823 July 1858Commander in Himalaya
21 July 185822 April 1859Commander (2ic) in Chesapeake, commanded by Captain George Nathaniel Broke, East Indies
27 April 18629 April 1863Commander in Firebrand (until paying off at Woolwich), Mediterranean
18 February 186731 March 1870Captain in Himalaya

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