Hon. Francis Egerton R.N.
Hon. Francis Egerton R.N.

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Hon. Francis Egerton R.N.Explanation
Son of Francis Egerton, 1st Earl of Ellesmere
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
15 September 1824 Born
26 September 1865 Married Louisa Caroline, daughter of William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire
15 December 1895 Died
1840Entered Navy
4 May 1846Lieutenant
30 January 1850Commander
1 February 1855Captain
8 February 1873Rear-Admiral
4 November 1875Retired Rear-Admiral
9 March 1878Retired Vice-Admiral
27 October 1884Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
18 May 1846 Lieutenant in Raleigh, commanded by Thomas Herbert, south east coast of America (later Flag Lieutenant to Commodore Herbert)
25 May 1852 Commander in Basilisk (Portsmouth), particular service, then (1854) the Baltic during the Russian War
April 185720 August 1858Captain in Royal Albert, Mediterranean
6 June 18609 February 1864Captain in St George (from commissioning at Plymouth until paying off at Plymouth), flagship of Rear-Admiral Edmund Lyons, Plymouth, then (May 1861) North America and West Indies, then (May 1862) Channel squadron, then (November 1862) Mediterranean
1 March 18665 August 1867Captain in Victory, flag-ship, Commander-in-chief Portsmouth

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