William Henry Edye R.N.
William Henry Edye R.N.

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William Henry Edye R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
30 August 1830 Born (Stoke Damerel, Devon)
4 January 1865 Married Elizabeth Maria Lydia Smith
17 November 1910 Died (Row, Dumbartonshire)
1845Entered Navy
25 February 1853Lieutenant
6 August 1860Commander
11 September 1865Captain
30 December 1881Rear-Admiral
14 May 1888Vice-Admiral
30 August 1890Retired Vice-Admiral
13 May 1893Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
6 September 185124 February 1853Acting lieutenant in Hastings, commanded by Captain Francis William Austen, East Indies (including 2nd Burma War)
28 July 18534 March 1854Lieutenant in St Jean d'Acre, commanded by Henry Keppel, Western squadron
5 March 18549 June 1855Lieutenant in Prometheus, commanded by Jasper Henry Selwyn, west coast of Africa
23 November 1860 Commander (2ic) in Hero, commanded by Alfred Phillipps Ryder, Channel squadron, then North America and West Indies
13 December 1862 Commander (2ic) in Britannia, commanded by Robert Harris, cadet training ship, Portland
11 November 18681 December 1870Captain in Satellite (until paying off at Plymouth), China, then coming home with the 1869 Flying Squadron
16 October 187211 September 1874Captain in Doris (from commissioning at Plymouth), 1873 Flying Squadron
18741878Inspector of Training Ships
1 January 1878 Senior Officer, Gibraltar (born in Express)

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