William Smyth R.N.
William Smyth R.N.

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William Smyth R.N.Explanation
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1800 Born (London)
25 September 1877 Died (Tunbridge Wells, Kent (while staying there as a visitor from London)
9 April 1813Entered Navy
8 May 1827Lieutenant
15 November 1837Commander
25 December 1843Captain
23 March 1864Retired Rear-Admiral
4 July 1869Retired Vice-Admiral
11 December 1875Retired Admiral
Date fromDate toService
4 June 183124 January 1835Lieutenant in Samarang, commanded by Captain Charles Henry Paget, South America (and in 1836 published, toegther with mate Frederick Lowe a ‘Narrative of a Journey from Lima to Para….External link’, recounting an eight month journey across the Andes and down the Amazon to the Atlantic coast of Brazil, undertaken at the end of the commission)
12 May 183616 November 1837Lieutenant in Terror, commanded by Captain George Back, discovery voyage to Hudson's Bay
19 September 183830 September 1843Commander in Grecian, South America, then Cape of Good Hope

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