Henry Byam Martin R.N.
Henry Byam Martin R.N.

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Henry Byam Martin R.N.Explanation
Second son of Admiral Sir Thomas Byam Martin (1773-1854)
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
June 1803 Born
1840 C.B. (Companion of the Bath)
1855 K.C.B. (Knight Commander of the Bath)
9 February 1865 Died
8 October 1816Entered Royal Naval Colle
20 March 1823Lieutenant
8 April 1825Commander
28 April 1827Captain
13 July 1854Rear-Admiral
7 November 1860Vice-Admiral
15 June 1864Admiral
Date fromDate toService
21 November 1836 Captain in Carysfort, Mediterranean (including operations on the coast of Syria in 1840)
15 November 1845 Captain in Grampus (Woolwich), Pacific
2 February 185325 February 1854Commodore in Duke of Wellington (from commissioning), Western (Channel) squadron
25 February 185417 July 1854Commodore in Nile, Western (Channel) squadron, then (May) the Baltic during the Russian War
1854 Second in command, Baltic fleet during the Russian War (flag in Nile)

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