George Henry Parkin R.N.
George Henry Parkin R.N.

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George Henry Parkin R.N.Explanation
Son of John Pengelly Parkin (1791-1854)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
3 January 1828 Born (Truro, Cornwall)
14 June 1866 Married Emma (1840-1906), daughter of Henry Degraves (1811-1854) at Hobart, Tasmania
18 November 1902 Died (Arundel, Sussex, England)
10 February 1848Lieutenant
13 December 1859Commander
11 April 1866Captain
3 January 1883Retired Captain
8 January 1883Retired Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
4 January 184716 March 1848Acting Mate in Hibernia, commanded by Captain Peter Richards, Mediterranean
17 March 184818 March 1848Acting Mate in Superb, commanded by Captain Armar Lowry Corry, Mediterranean
19 March 184828 November 1848Lieutenant in Superb, commanded by Captain Armar Lowry Corry, Mediterranean
23 June 18497 September 1850Lieutenant in Excellent, commanded by Captain Henry Ducie Chads, gunnery ship, Portsmouth
8 September 185029 April 1854Lieutenant in Portland, commanded by Captain Henry Chads, Pacific
30 April 185425 September 1854Lieutenant in St George, commanded by Captain Harry Eyres, particular service
26 September 185423 April 1857Lieutenant in James Watt, commanded by Captain George Augustus Elliot then Captain Talavera Vernon Anson, the Baltic during the Russian War then Lisbon
17 July 185731 January 1858Lieutenant in Pelorus, commanded by Frederick Beauchamp Paget Seymour, East Indies and China, then Australia
1 February 185830 July 1858Acting Commander (2ic) in Chesapeake, commanded by Commodore Rundle Burges Watson, East Indies and China
31 July 185827 December 1858Acting Captain in Chesapeake, East Indies and China
4 March 185915 December 1859Lieutenant in Mersey, commanded by Captain Henry Caldwell, Channel squadron
25 January 186021 June 1861Commander (2ic) in Hannibal, commanded by Captain Matthew Connolly, flagship of Rear-Admiral George Rodney Mundy, Mediterranean
22 June 18611 September 1861Acting Captain in Amphion, Mediterranean
2 September 186124 December 1861Commander (2ic) in Hannibal, commanded by Captain Arthur Farquhar, flagship of Rear-Admiral George Rodney Mundy, Mediterranean
23 January 186231 January 1863Commander (2ic) in Euryalus, commanded by Captain John James Steven Josling, flagship of Rear-Admiral Augustus Leopold Kuper on the East Indies and China station
20 October 186323 June 1866Commander in Falcon (from commissioning at Portsmouth), Australia (during the New Zealand War)
19 April 187025 May 1873Captain in Crocodile
18 November 187326 January 1875Captain in Victor Emmanuel (from commissioning at Portsmouth), hospital ship at Cape Coast Castile during the Ashanti campaign, then receiving ship, Hong Kong (arriving 11 December 1874 and replacing Princess Charlotte).
14 July 187526 April 1877Captain in Triumph, Mediterranean
15 May 187715 October 1877Captain in Asia, and Captain of the Steam Reserve, Portsmouth
(16 October 1877)15 October 1882Captain in Nankin, receiving ship, Pembroke, and Superintendent of Pembroke dockyard

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