William Codrington R.N.
William Codrington R.N.

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William Codrington R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
21 February 1832 Born
1879 Married Mary Auber, daughter of Benjamin Auber Leach and Emily Danvers, Viscountess Hambleden
April 1880 C.B. (Companion of the Bath), Civil branch
18831886Naval aide de camp to Queen Victoria
29 July 1888 Died (Shrublands, Tunbridge Wells)
31 October 1855Lieutenant
29 July 1864Commander
1 June 1869Captain
12 April 1886Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
16 March 1856 Lieutenant and commander in Leveret
12 September 186422 November 1864Commander (2ic) in Warrior, commanded by Arthur Auckland Leopold Pedro Cochrane, Channel squadron
1 November 18647 August 1867Commander (2ic) in Victoria, commanded by James Graham Goodenough, Mediteranean
19 April 186610 June 1867Commander (2ic) in Victoria, commanded by Alan Henry Gardner, flagship of Vice-Admiral Lord Clarence Edward Paget, Mediteranean
10 June 18677 August 1867Commander in Victoria (until paying off at Portsmouth), Mediteranean
1 December 187022 May 1877Captain in Narcissus (until paying off at Plymouth), flagship of the Flying squadron
17 January 187431 March 1875Captain in Lord Warden, flagship of Vice-Admiral James Robert Drummond, Mediterranean
March 187523 February 1876Captain in Hercules, flagship of Vice-Admiral James Robert Drummond, Mediterranean
24 February 1876 Additional Captain in Fisgard
187613 May 1880Private secretary to First Lord of the Admiralty, George Ward Hunt, then (August 1877) William Henry Smith
(1880) Captain of the Steam Reserve, Portsmouth
21 June 18816 April 1883Captain in Excellent, gunnery ship, Portsmouth
December 1882April 1883Director of Naval Ordnance
6 April 188317 July 1885Captain-superintendent of Sheerness Dockyard
1 July 18856 February 1886Commissioner of the Admiralty (Junior Naval Lord)
April 1886November 1887Admiral-Superintendent of Chatham Dockyard

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