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George Henry Parkin R.N.

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George Henry Parkin R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1828 Born (Truro, Cornwall)
10 February 1848Lieutenant
13 December 1859Commander
11 April 1866Captain
Date fromDate toService
25 January 1860 Commander (2ic) in Hannibal, commanded by Matthew Connolly, flagship of Rear-Admiral George Rodney Mundy, Mediterranean
30 March 1860 Commander (2ic) in Hannibal, commanded by Arthur Farquhar, flagship of Rear-Admiral George Rodney Mundy, Mediterranean
23 January 1862 Commander (2ic) in Euryalus, East Indies and China (including the bombardment of Kagoshima ("Anglo-Satsuma War") in which Josling was killed)
22 October 186316 April 1866Commander in Falcon (from commissioning at Portsmouth), Australia (during the New Zealand War)
8 April 187017 May 1873Captain in Crocodile
20 November 1873 Captain in Victor Emanuel (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).
(1877)7 April 1877Captain in Triumph, Mediterranean
1 April 1877October 1877Captain in Asia, and Captain of the Steam reserve, Portsmouth
(8 November 1877) Captain in Nankin, receiving ship, Pembroke, and Superintendent of Pembroke dockyard

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