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Vashon Baker R.N.

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Vashon Baker R.N.Explanation
Son of Joseph Baker (1767-1817)
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1811 Born (Presteigne, Radnorshire, Wales)
10 November 1844 Married (at Carlisle, Cumberland, England) Hester Ann Phelps (1825-1887), of Littleton, Gloucestershire.
12 January 1878 Died (Ludlow, Shropshire, England)
 
DateRank
1824Entered Navy
18 October 1839Lieutenant
8 May 1849Commander
 
Date fromDate toService
9 November 183917 February 1847Lieutenant in Winchester, commanded by John Parker, flagship of Vice-admiral Thomas Harvey (1775-1841) on the North America and West Indies station
18 February 184017 December 1840Lieutenant in Serpent (until paying off at Sheerness), commanded by Robert Gore, North America and West Indies
14 June 1841 Lieutenant in Endymion, commanded by Frederick William Grey, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)
11 March 184519 August 1847Lieutenant in Espiegle, commanded by Thomas Pickering Thompson, East Indies
20 August 1847 Lieutenant in Espiegle, commanded by Frederick Archibald Campbell, East Indies
25 January 1860 Commander (2ic) in Orion, commanded by John James Bartholomew Edward Frere, Mediterranean
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