William Henderson Truscott R.N.
William Henderson Truscott R.N.

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William Henderson Truscott R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
June 1859 Died (of yellow fever in the mail steamer, Ethiope, returning from Sierra Leone after surviving the loss of his ship)
3 May 1853Lieutenant
15 June 1855Commander
Date fromDate toService
(1854)22 May 1854Lieutenant in Centaur, commanded by Edward St Leger Cannon, flagship of Rear-Admiral William Willmott Hendersonsouth-east coast of America
22 May 1854 Lieutenant in Powerful, commanded by Thomas Lecke Massie, particular service
March 1855 Lieutenant and commander in Jasper, as tender to Hastings (but Jasper did not follow that ship to the Baltic during the Russian War, going instead to the Black Sea)
3 October 18579 May 1859Commander in Heron, west coast of Africa (until the vessel foundered in a tornado between Ascension and Sierra Leone with the loss of 107 souls; Truscott and 24 other survived, but Triscott and two other survivors died of yellow fever on the passage home)

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