Marcus Edmiston Smithett R.N.
Marcus Edmiston Smithett R.N.

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Marcus Edmiston Smithett R.N.Explanation
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6 September 1852Lieutenant
16 June 1859Commander
7 October 1870Retired Commander
Date fromDate toService
21 June 1853 Lieutenant in Tribune, commanded by Swynfen Thomas Carnegie, Channel squadron, then the Baltic and then the Black Sea during the Russian War. Whilst in the Baltic, Smithett had command of the prize crew of the Russian Finland bark Phoenix, captured off Gothland on 12 April 1854, returning to the Nore the next month.
11 December 1854 Lieutenant in Tribune, commanded by James Robert Drummond, Mediterranean
March 1855 Lieutenant and commander in Clinker, as tender to Russell
10 July 1856 Lieutenant in Imaum, commanded by Samuel Morrish receiving ship, Jamaica
18 September 1867 Commander (2ic) in Aboukir, commanded by Francis Leopold McClintock receiving ship, Jamaica

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