Claude Edward Buckle R.N.
Claude Edward Buckle R.N.

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Claude Edward Buckle R.N.Explanation
Second son of Rev. M.H.G. Buckle, vicar of Edlingham, Northumberland, and nephew of Claude Henry Mason Buckle
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
7 February 1839 Born (Durham)
20 December 1866 Married Elizabeth Preston, daughter of Rev. George Kennard
7 February 1930 Died (Spilsby, Lincolnshire)
12 August 1852Entered Navy
28 June 1859Lieutenant
18 June 1866Commander
22 January 1877Captain
1 January 1892Rear-Admiral
Date fromDate toService
August 1854 Naval cadet in Leander, commanded by Swynfen Thomas Carnegie, Black Sea, during the Russian War
December 18541 August 1856Naval cadet in Valorous, commanded by Claude Henry Mason Buckle, the Black Sea during the Russian War
18561856Midshipman in Inflexible, commanded by John Corbett, East Indies and China (including 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
1857 Midshipman in Calcutta, commanded by William King Hall, flagship of Rear-Admiral Michael Seymour, East Indies and China (including 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
(June 1859) Acting Lieutenant in Magicienne, commanded by John Edmund Commerell, East Indies and China (including 2nd Anglo-Chinese War)
22 March 1860 Lieutenant in Hero, commanded by George Henry Seymour, Channel squadron, and (July - November 1860) leading the squadron taking the Prince of Wales to North America
23 August 1864 Lieutenant in Victoria, commanded by James Graham Goodenough, flagship of Vice-Admiral Robert Smart, Mediterranean, as Flag-lieutenant
7 November 1867 Lieutenant in Mersey, flagship of Rear-Admiral Claude Henry Mason BuckleQueenstown, as Flag-lieutenant
29 November 1870 Commander (2ic) in Valiant, commanded by Arthur Wilmshurst, coastguard, Tarbert, River Shannon
9 January 187320 April 1876Commander in Frolic (from commissioning at Sheerness), China
8 February 18797 February 1882Captain in Assistance
(1 May 1884)21 December 1885Captain in Invincible (until paying off), China
7 July 188615 May 1887Captain in Superb (until paying off), Mediterranean
July 1889December 1891Naval aide-de-camp to Queen Victoria
20 August 1889 Senior officer, Gibraltar (bourne in Goshawk)
January 1895January 1898Commander in chief, Queenstown, flag in Warspite, then Howe

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