Edward Pellew Halsted R.N.
Edward Pellew Halsted R.N.


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Edward Pellew Halsted R.N.Explanation
Son of Sir Lawrence William Halsted R.N. (1764-1841)
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
28 December 1807 Born (East Teignmouth, Devon, England)
1850 Wrote 'The Screw-fleet of the Navy'
17 July 1873 Died (Haslar Hospital,Portsmouth, Hampshire, England)
 
DateRank
1 March 1821Entered Navy
26 January 1829Lieutenant
6 December 1836Commander
15 April 1842Captain
12 April 1862Rear-Admiral
24 May 1867Vice-Admiral
1 April 1870Retired Rear-Admiral
 
Date fromDate toService
8 April 183914 April 1842Commander in Childers, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)
7 August 185019 May 1853Captain in Dauntless (from commissioning at Portsmouth until paying off at Portsmouth), particular service, then North America and West Indies
9 August 185628 February 1858Captain in Edinburgh, guard ship, Sheerness (replaced by Cressy)
1 March 185824 April 1859Captain in Cressy, guardship of Ordinary, Sheerness
25 April 185930 September 1859Captain in Minotaur, guard ship of the Steam reserve, Sheerness


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