Charles John Rowley R.N.
Charles John Rowley R.N.

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Charles John Rowley R.N.Explanation
Second son of Captain Richard Freeman Rowley R.N.
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
24 December 1832 Born
9 August 1867 Married Mary Arabella, daughter of George Cary Elwes
11 November 1919 Died
1844Entered Navy
21 December 1852Lieutenant
9 July 1861Commander
5 July 1866Captain
27 October 1884Rear-Admiral
5 August 1890Vice-Admiral
9 November 1895Admiral
26 December 1897Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
24 December 185220 May 1854Additional Lieutenant in Portland, commanded by Henry Chads, flagship of Rear-Admiral Fairfax Moresby, Pacific
20 May 185418 September 1854Lieutenant in Hornet, commanded by Frederick Archibald Campbell, Portsmouth
18 September 1854 Lieutenant in Curlew, Mediterranean, and Black Sea during the Russian War
7 March 185610 September 1856Lieutenant and commander in Magnet (until paying off at Sheerness)
30 January 1859 Lieutenant in St Jean d'Acre, commanded by Thomas Pickering Thompson, Mediterranean
26 January 1860 Lieutenant in Nile, commanded by Edward King Barnard, flagship of Rear-Admiral Alexander Milne, North America and West Indies
1 May 18626 July 1863Commander in Renard (until paying off at Sheerness), East Indies
26 March 1864September 1866Commander in Enterprise (from commissioning at Deptford), Channel squadron, then Mediterranean
6 August 187226 July 1875Captain in Pallas, Mediterranean
12 October 1875 Captain in Iron Duke, Coastguard, Kingstown
17 July 187726 June 1878Captain in Topaze (until paying off at Plymouth), Coast Guard, Kingstown (replaced by Belleisle)
1 April 18789 October 1878Captain in Belleisle (from commissioning at Chatham), Coast Guard, Kingstown (replacing Topaze)
18821884Naval aide-de-camp to Queen Victoria
9 May 188227 October 1884Captain in Duke of Wellington, flagship of the port admiral, Portsmouth
18871888Second in command, Channel squadron

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