George Thomas Gordon R.N.
George Thomas Gordon R.N.

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George Thomas Gordon R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
10 January 1848 Married Julia, fourth daughter of John Harrison, of Cavendish Square, London
5 March 1818Entered Navy
6 May 1829Lieutenant
1 August 1840Commander
9 November 1846Captain
28 October 1864Rear-Admiral
1 April 1870Retired Rear-Admiral
14 July 1871Retired Vice-Admiral
1 August 1877Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
1 July 1837 Lieutenant and commander in Comet, particular service
11 April 1843February 1847Commander in Cormorant (from commissioning), Pacific coast of South America
(10 January 1848) Captain in Ganges
7 September 184915 September 1852Captain in Encounter (from commissioning at Portsmouth until paying off at Portsmouth), particular service
4 March 1854 Captain in Duke of Wellington, flagship of Vice-Admiral Charles Napier, the Baltic during the Russian War
20 March 18557 March 1856Captain in Victory, flagship of Rear-Admiral Thomas John Cochrane, Portsmouth
29 June 185829 April 1859Captain in Hannibal, guard ship of Ordinary, Portsmouth (replaced by Asia)
29 April 185918 May 1861Captain in Asia, guard ship of Ordinary, Portsmouth (replacing Hannibal)

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